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Hotel Fire Emergency Plan Sample

Hotel Fire Emergency Plan Sample

Fire Alarm Procedures

When an alarm sounds: All nonemergency committee personnel will go out the first available exit that is safe and then to the outside parking lot / away from the building.

Fire Response Instructions

  1. Without endangering yourself, notify any employees or guests in immediate danger of smoke, heat, or fire.

  2. Close all doors to prevent the spread of the fire.

  3. If possible, and if trained to do so, help extinguish the fire by using one of the public/department fire extinguishers.

  4. Never permit the fire and or smoke to come between you and your route of escape.

  5. Advise all guests/employees of the nearest safe fire exit.

  6. Do not attempt to use the elevator under any circumstances.

  7. If you encounter smoke in a hallway, stairwell, anywhere, stop; go back to a safe area and look for another means of escape.

  8. Keep doors and windows in the area of the fire closed, to minimize further fire spreading.


Evacuation of the building should be done quickly and calmly. The safety of guests should be the primary concern. Each department will appoint one of its staff to oversee fellow staff members’ evacuation from the building. This employee will be responsible for needed supplies and the general safety of the department’s staff members.

Time permitting, the manager in the following departments will be responsible to:

Food and Beverage

  • Secure food, storage, and liquor rooms.

  • Place cash in a sealed envelope and drop it into the safe.

  • Take kitchen keys.



  • Take banquet event book and group/function bookbinder.


  • Take the master key log.

  • Deactivate all gas-operated equipment.

  • Check the elevator CCTV and Shut down elevators.

Information Technology (IT)

  • Get hold of the Lastest available Backup Disk.

General Manager (GM)/Manager on Duty (MOD) / Security Manager (SM)

  • Meet the fire department outside and advise them of the current situation.

  • Assist police/fire personnel to secure exit and entrance to the restaurant.

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Authored and managed by Augustine, a hotelier with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He has a 3-year diploma with 'honors' from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute and a Bachelor of Computer Application - BCA Degree.