Can an elevator drop if the fire alarm goes off or the lights go out and can i get trapped in it?
i live in a hud apartment and lately theyve been painting and the fire alarm keeps going off cause of the fumes, some of the fire doors shut too, we dont have to go out cause we all know its not a real fire but i wondered what if i wanted to take the elevator downstairs to go somewheres or to come back upstairs when i got back or to go downstairs to check my mail, what if it goes off? i know it can stop the elevator, im not worried as much about getting trapped cause they shut it of right away, im afraid the elevator will fall and i'll get hurt, are they creating a dangerous situation when the fire alarm goes off and since i dont know when its going off would i be better off using the stairs when theyre painting, its really annoying and i dont see why they dont just take the batteries out. any suggestions? should i check my mail after theyre done? i dont want to be a prisoner in my own home and dont feel like doing stairs cause of a knee surgery either,what should i do?