Emergency – Call 911
Our address is 133 Wilton near Jarvis and the Esplanade.
Fire in the mid-rise – Shelter In Place
The best strategy is to stay in your unit unless the fire is in your unit, or unless there is smoke in your unit.
- Call 911 to report the fire. Report any smoke or flames you see and say you are staying in your apartment at 133 Wilton Street and give your unit number.
- Pull the fire alarm in the hallway and yell fire, if it is not ringing already – this notifies your neighbours and the monitoring company.
- Keep your door shut. If you may need help later, don’t lock it.
- If you are alone, get a buddy – a neighbour – to stay with you.
- Stay awake and listen for instructions.
If you wish to leave your unit:
If you want to leave your unit, leave right away.
- Take essentials with you – ID, medications, money.
- Lock your door.
- Pull the firm alarm in the hall if it is not already ringing.
- Leave the building using nearest exit stairway.
- Do not use elevator.
- Call fire department at 911 from a safe location.
- Meet in the park across Wilton Street.
- Meet firefighters when they arrive and tell them where the fire is.
In townhouses, always leave your unit. Call 911.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest
This is a portable device that checks the heart rhythm and can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm.
- Call 911 or have someone else do it. The midrise building is at 133 Wilton Street near Jarvis and the Esplanade.
- Send someone for the defibrillator.
- Take it out of the box and turn it on.
- The machine will talk to you. Follow instructions that the machine will give you.
- Keep going until paramedics arrive and take over.
* Toronto Hydro Power Outage phone number: (416) 542-8000
- Unplug anything that may have been left on at the time of the outage
- Ensure electrical stove top and oven are turned off
- Turn off water to dishwasher and laundry machine if in use when outage occurred
- Leave a light or the radio on so you will know when power is restored
- Unplug computers, TVs and other electronics to prevent damage caused by power surges
- Once power is restored: plug in only the most essential appliances first and wait 10-15 min. for the electrical system to stabilize before connecting everything else
*Never step into a flooded room as the water could be energized and could shock or electrocute you.
- Stay inside and do not travel unless absolutely necessary. Keep children and pets indoors
- If you are outdoors
(a) Seek shelter immediately
(b) Keep everyone away from lakes, rivers, creeks and low-lying areas prone to flooding
- 3. If flooding is imminent
(a) Remove furniture and other valuables from your basement to prevent water damage
(b) If you can safely do it, turn off your furnace, gas and electricity* Toronto and Region Conservation Authority 24-hour flood hotline phone number: (416) 661-6514
Loss of Heat in Winter
(a) Contact Co-op Office (416) 363-3418
(b) Phone On-Call at: (416) 809-7851 if unable to reach office staff
(c) Ensure you have at least a three-day supply of water for each member of your family in your emergency kit (4 litres per person per day)
- enough drinking water for 3 days (4 litres per person per day)
- battery powered / crank radio & flashlight (+ batteries)
- 3 day supply of non-perishable food
- manual can opener
- first aid kit
- prescription drugs, medical supplies
- information sheet about your special needs or disability including contact information for your healthcare provider(s), caregiver(s) or personal attendant(s), or your service animals’ veterinarian, and a detailed list of all prescriptions and medications
Information Source for more information:
“Get Emergency Ready High-rise Living” & “Get Emergency Ready: Your Personal Preparedness Guide” City of Toronto Office of Emergency Management.