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City fire raises questions about university’s evacuation policies

City fire raises questions about university’s evacuation policies

February 4, 2014


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As NYU students know, at the sound of a fire alarm, evacuation begins immediately.  However, with the use of fire-resistant construction in modern high rises, evacuation is not always the best option in the event of a fire. According to the New York City Building Code, several provisions must be f...