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  EMERGENCY PROCEDURES  

  FIRE EMERGENCY PROCEDURES  

The Sorrento building is equipped with:

  • Fire extinguishers; two (2) located on each floor, one on the north end and one on the south end.

  • Announcement speakers for fire evacuation are located on each floor and in each unit.

  • Individual unit smoke alarms sound only within that unit.

  • Smoke detectors located in the hallways of each floor sound a building fire evacuation announcement.

In the event of a fire in the building:

  • Call 911

  • The speakers on each floor and in each unit will sound an alarm that there is a fire emergency and the hallway strobe lights will flash. You will be instructed to vacate the building.

  • Proceed to the stairway and walk down to the ground level.  Do not use the elevators.  if you are unable to walk down the stairs, please proceed to the stairwell and wait there for the fire rescue.

  • Exit the building and proceed to a safe distance away from the building and away from the main driveway area.  If the fire is blocking your exit from your unit,  go to your lanai and close the sliding doors.  The fire rescue team will come to your aid.

In the event of a fire in your individual unit:

  • Call 911

  • A fire extinguisher should be used ONLY if the fire is extremely small (such as a pan on the stove).  Fire extinguishers are located in the hallways on each floor.

  • Exit your unit immediately.

  • Go to the nearest stairway.

  • Pull the manual alarm to signal a fire emergency.

  • Proceed to the stairway and walk down to the ground level.  Do not use the elevators.  if you are unable to walk down the stairs, please proceed to the stairwell and wait there for the fire rescue.

  • Exit the building and proceed to a safe distance away from the building and away from the main driveway area.  If the fire is blocking your exit from your unit,  go to your lanai and close the sliding doors.  The fire rescue team will come to your aide.

      HURRICANE PROCEDURES      

Reminder

The Social Room and its kitchen are  connected to the generator in case of a power outage.   This provides a place to meet, cook, charge cell phones, and receive broadcast information.

 

The generator also provides power for partial garage lighting, garage doors and gates, and hallway lighting.

 

The elevators will be run by generator after the wind abates and when cleared if water has intruded.

Hurricane Procedures for Owners and Guests to follow in the event of a hurricane.  Please, also consult the Lee County Emergency Management All Hazards Guide.

  • Make sure you have an adequate supply of potable water and non-perishable food items for several days.  You should also have emergency lights and batteries, a battery powered radio, a first aid kit with a supply of any prescription medications, personal hygiene supplies and any other items that may be considered necessary for your comfort.

  • Be sure your car's gas tank is filled.  Have a plan as to where you would go during the storm in the event the building must be evacuated.

  • Remove all loose items including furniture, fans and plants from your balconies and place them inside the building.

  • Keep your radio tuned to the local station for the latest weather service advisories as well as special instructions from local government.

HURRICANE WARNING - Issued by the National Hurricane Center when sustained winds of 74 MPH or higher are expected in a specific coastal area in 24 hours or less.  When a Warning is issued, all precautions should be taken immediately.

  • Immediately check all windows and sliding glass doors to make sure they are securely closed and locked.

  • Close and secure hurricane shutters.

  • Close all draperies, shades and blinds.

  • Move all items necessary for survival/comfort to a convenient area in your residence.

  • Remain in contact with informational sources.

When the order to "Evacuate" has been issued:

  • Remove all perishable food from the refrigerator and freezer.

  • Make a final check to determine that you have secured everything as much as possible and have gathered all the necessary items needed to take with you.

  • Disconnect all electricity at the circuit breaker panel.

  • Close and lock your door and evacuate as quickly as possible using the designated evacuation route.

  • Pets are not permitted in most Emergency Shelters.  If you have a pet, be sure you have a carrier, collar and leash, and adequate food, water and medication supplies.

  • If going to a shelter, motel or hotel, be sure that it allows pets.

IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS:

All Emergencies          911

Lee County Emergency Operations                                     239-533-0622

American Red Cross                                                                239-278-3401

National Weather Service                                                       239-332-4030

Lee County Storm Information Hotline                              239-477-1900

 

 

Emergency Broadcast Radio Stations:

Fort Myers                                                                                 WGCU-FM  - 90.1

Naples                                                                                         WSGL-FM - 104.7

 

 

PLEASE NOTIFY THE MANAGER WHEN YOU LEAVE:

Bonnie Schinke, Manager

Sorrento at The Colony

Office:      239-949-8508

Cell:          239-331-6079

Sorrento at The Colony Condominium Association, Inc.

23650 Via Veneto #104

Estero, Florida 34134

  T 239-949-8508 / F 239-949-8515/ sorrentocolony@gmail.com

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