- All buildings are equipped with a fire extinguisher.
- Only use designated fire rings or fireplaces and never leave the fire unattended.
- Always have a bucket of water near the fire before striking the match.
- Make sure hair is tied back or a bandana or hat are worn when building or tending a fire.
- The greatest fire danger in camp is smoking. There is no smoking at any GSNNJ property.
- Roll up loose sleeves and remove dangling clothing before cooking or going near an open flame.
- Clear all hazards from around the fire circle or fireplace.
- All troops must have a fire drill shortly after their arrival at camp.
- Upon arrival, designate an area outside where everyone will meet. It should be far enough away from the building/tent and not in the way of fire trucks or emergency personnel.
- The fire alarm is 3 blasts of a bell, car horn or air horn.
- Follow the plan outlined for the property you are camping at.
- One blast signals all clear.
IN CASE OF FIRE:
- If time allows, close all doors and windows.
- If time allows, all switches should be turned off, particularly fans.
- Stay calm.
- Remove all girls and adults from immediate danger.
- Send one adult or two girls to notify the site manager.
- Troops quietly and quickly leave the building/tent and line up at the designated area.
- Have everyone line up away from the building and out of the way of fire trucks.
- Each troop should line up in a row facing the building/tent.
- The leader then takes attendance.
- After the leader makes sure all are accounted for, the troops walk quickly and quietly to the emergency area listed below *.
- Girls and adults remain quiet so instructions can be heard.
- If necessary, the site manager will initiate an evacuation and troops will walk to their cars in an orderly fashion, staying in line and off the road
The play field – line up facing the Pavilion.