Thursday, August 20, 2015

Fire alarm at work

The TV station building has the loudest fire alarm I've ever heard (out of all of the places I've worked). There is no escaping the loud buzz buzz buzz buzz.

It sends my co-workers outside until it's determined that it's safe to go back in.

The alarm went off this time because there was a significant water pressure drop. That causes it to go off since a lack of water pressure wouldn't be helpful if there was a real fire. The sprinkler systems wouldn't work effectively.

A candid shot under a satellite dish while they huddled for shade in the 100 degree weather:

It's too hot for a fire