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A policy that outlines fire safety measures.
Safety and Security takes fire safety at Dartmouth College very seriously.
Dartmouth has been very lucky in regard to fires in its residence halls and Greek housing and has not had deaths resulting from fires. We believe this is due to the strong proactive measures we take and the information we share with the students.
Students should know that it is a crime to tamper with a fire detection and fire suppression system, including smokeheads.
Tampering with smokeheads in the student's rooms falls under College discipline and carries a hundred dollar fine, because smokeheads are so crucial to ensuring safety. Students, College faculty and employees need to know that you can not do anything that would prevent a smokehead or sprinkler head from functioning properly.