Each engineering office uses their own set of electrical and fire alarm symbols; however, the symbols below are fairly common across many offices.  Refer to the symbol legend sheet for special symbols used in a particular set.

Fire Alarm Pull Box

Fire Alarm Pull Box

Fire Alarm Strobe and Horn Combination

Fire Alarm Strobe / Horn

Smoke Detector

Smoke Detector

Knox Box - Fire Department Keys

Knox Box / Fire Department Key Box

Ceiling Mounted Exit Sign - Arrow Indicates Direction of Egress

Exit Sign - Arrow Indicates Direction of Egress

Wall Mounted Exit Sign - Arrow Indicates Direction of Egress

Wall Mounted Exit Sign - Arrow Indicates Direction of Egress

Battery Powered Emergency Light

Emergency Light

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Article Updated: 2019-04-07
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