Utility Failure In case of utility failure immediately call the Facilities Maintenance at 256-824-6490 during business hours. After hours and on weekends and holidays contact University Police at 256-824-6596.. Be prepared to give:Building name: Nature of problem:Floor: Person to contact and extension:Room number: During power failures, areas that do not have enough natural light to clearly see exit corridors, exit stairs or exit doors should be evacuated while emergency lights are on. Entry to the building should not be made until power is restored. Emergency lighting is temporary and is not provided to continue building operations. During a power failure in a laboratory, safely turn off gasses and equipment and leave the laboratory. If flooding occurs, stop using electrical equipment until repairs are accomplished and the area is dry.