FIRE-RACE

by Cathy Parkes November 06, 2019 Updated: February 16, 2024

FIRE-RACE

Response to a FIRE: Use the RACE sequence.

R = rescue (move patients to safer location).

A = alarm (activate alarm system).

C = contain (close doors/windows, turn off oxygen sources).

E = extinguish (use fire extinguisher).

Check out our Fundamentals of Nursing Flashcards for more information on fire safety!


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