Records of fire incidences has been on a high
increase lately with huge loss of lives and properties which
thus call for an assessment of the prevention strategies. An
active fire prevention system is a dormant system that
needs to be activated in the case of a fire to perform its
function This study focuses on assessing active fire
prevention strategies in Bells University Senate Building.
A Senate Building is the core and administrative sector of
the university. It houses the university council and senate
chamber and other offices. Descriptive research is
employed in this study using a well–structured
questionnaire and on-site observation as sources of data.
Data obtained were analyzed using statistical analysis
presenting identified active fire prevention strategies
present in the case study area and how effective they are.
Results from this study show that the Senate Building is
not well equipped against fire. This study recommends
that the management of the institution equip the senate
building with the recommended active fire prevention
equipment such as; fire alarms, sprinkler systems, hose
reels, exit signage, heat detectors, and emergency
Active Fire Protection, Bells University, Senate Building, Fire Safety, Fire Protection System.