DTS-Dallas 2019 Evacuation Drill
The DTS-Dallas campus conducted an announced test of its Emergency Response and Evacuation Procedures on November 13, 2019 between the hours of 10:15am and 2:00pm. During the test, the fire alarms were activated by DTS staff in one building at a time at 3909 Swiss Ave and occupants were required to evacuate the buildings and gather outside at predetermined locations. The Campus Police then cleared each building to make sure they were empty. All systems worked as designed and there were no problems. Text and email messages were also sent to all campuses in order to test our emergency alert system and it worked properly.
DTS-Washington, DC 2019 Evacuation Drill
On November 16, 2019 at 9:13am the DTS-DC campus conducted an unannounced Fire/Evacuation Drill at our McLean Bible Church Prince William campus at 20001 Battleview Parkway, Manassas, VA 20109. We activated a handheld alarm and walked through the NT and OT classes with 28 students, faculty and staff in them. It took 2:23 minutes to vacate the classrooms. All the students congregated in front of the campus building and a count was made of all the students.
DTS-Houston 2019 Evacuation Drill
On December 18, 2019 at 10:00am the DTS-Houston campus conducted an announced fire drill at our campus at 7100 Regency Square Blvd. Boxer Property Management conducted the drill, which involved the entire building as well as the DTS space. Everyone cooperated and 174 people evacuated the building in three minutes. No problems were encountered.
DTS-Passion Global Institute 2019 Evacuation Drill
On December 19, 2019 the Passion Global Institute Extension of Dallas Theological Seminary conducted an announced emergency evacuation drill at our campus at 515 Garson Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30324. Smoke detectors and fire suppression sprinkler systems were observed in the classroom space and throughout the facility. Egress from the classroom space to the building exterior took less than 22 seconds upon sounding the alarm. Egress was conducted walking at a normal, unhurried pace. A safe gathering spot for evacuees to gather outside the building was identified.