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Fire Sprinklers: FAQ

Find out why most, but not all, buildings at UC San Diego are protected by automatic fire sprinklers. Learn how building sprinkler systems work.

UCSD's Fire Marshal answers the most frequently asked questions about fire sprinklers below.

Notice: In case of fire, your first responsibility is to escape unharmed and sound the alarm. Use a fire extinguisher only if you have been trained to use one and you have a clear exit path behind you.