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1

Curtain and ropes tested to ?

2000 degrees
-survived 50 mph winds and 60 minutes of fire exposure
Dimensions- 8'x 6'
15 foot longs ropes

2

Curtain and ropes tested to ?

2000 degrees
-survived 50 mph winds and 60 minutes of fire exposure
Dimensions- 8'x 6'
15 foot longs ropes

3

Testing Showed?

IMMEDIATE 50% DECREASE in temperatures and significant flame reduction
INCREASE in smoke condition

(same as Blanket)

4

Inspect KO CURTAIN?

WEEKLY MUD/after each use
-inspection will include REMOVING curtain from carrying sleeve and unfurling it

5

Inspect KO CURTAIN?

WEEKLY MUD/after each use
-inspection will include REMOVING curtain from carrying sleeve and unfurling it

any doubt, placed the curtain OOS

6

Repacking procedure...

-REFLECTIVE stripes UP
-Ropes loosely coiled and clipped together
-rolled from BOTTOM to top, bottom ropes within roll
-ropes are placed 5-10 INCHES from top edge of curtain and roll is completed
-place into carrying case

7

Repacking procedure...

-place on flat surface-REFLECTIVE stripes UP
-Ropes loosely coiled and clipped together
-rolled from BOTTOM to top, bottom ropes within roll
-ropes are placed 5-10 INCHES from top edge of curtain and roll is completed
-place into carrying case

8

Under no circumstances should the KO Curtain be DEPLOYED for ?

Drill purposes
Division has training Curtain for Drill (same as blanket)

-remember- this does not preclude removing curtain from case for inspection

9

Repacking procedure...

-place on flat surface-REFLECTIVE stripes UP
-Ropes loosely coiled and clipped together
-rolled from BOTTOM to top, bottom ropes within roll
-ropes are placed 5-10 INCHES from top edge of curtain and roll is completed
-place into carrying case

10

Replacement Curtain- Completion of Ops where curtain has been deployed...

IC will secure for Safety Battalion

LADDER company OFFICER OF confiscated curtain will prepare report to Chief Of Operations, detailing use, damage, any other info for future use....COPY TO CHIEF OF FIRE ACADEMY (same as Blanket)

11

For replacement of KO CURTAIN?

contact Division(don't confuse with Blanket)

12

If KO Curtain damaged in OTHER than Fire Ops...

Report to Chief Of Ops....replacement from DIVISION (no mention Of copy for chief of fire academy)

13

Under no circumstances should the KO Curtain be DEPLOYED for ?

Drill purposes
Division has training Curtain for Drill (same as blanket)

-remember- this does not preclude removing curtain from case for inspection

14

KO CURTAIN shall be deployed for following conditions?

a. a window in FIRE APT. has failed and size up indicates wind is blowing the fire into the apartment continuously or intermittently

B. size up indicates that deployment of the KO curtain prior to window failure will prevent a wind driven fire from developing

15

KO Curtain will ONLY be deployed on orders of the ?

INCIDENT COMMANDER....

2ND ARRIVING LADDER company officer will coordinate the deployment once ordered

16

Prepare KO Curtain for deployment...?

remove any window gates, child guards, blinds, curtains or other obstructions

DO NOT remove or break the deployment window unless ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY..intact window provides protection from auto exposure

17

Prepare KO Curtain for deployment...?

remove any window gates, child guards, blinds, curtains or other obstructions

DO NOT remove or break the deployment window unless ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY..intact window provides protection from auto exposure

18

Deployment FF tools?

Curtain, HYDRAM RAM , HALLIGAN
-deploy from apt. above or TWO FLOORS above or from ROOF if fire is on top floor

19

Receiving FF tools?

hydra ram, halligan, HALLIGAN HOOK
-secure lower ropes and coordinate positioning over TARGET WINDOW

20

Who may have to deploy spotter...?

IC

21

DEPLOYMENT FF MUST have FACEPIECE AND FULL PPE DONNED when deploying.....

deployment window MUST be directly over target window
-duplex apt. may required deployment from 2 floors above

22

KO curtain shall NEVER BE DEPLOYED in the HORIZONTAL POSITION...vertical only

Allow KO CURTAIN to DROP, (do not throw).
-press hand holding roper under the sill and lock ropes with hand against wall
-deploying and receiving FF's will maintain control of their respective ropes...DO NOT TIE OFF

DEPLOYMENT WINDOW SHALL BE CLOSED to prevent auto exposure

IC and LCO on fire floor will be notified when the KO curtain is in position fully covering the target window

23

Both Deploying and Receiving FF will remain in position until otherwise ordered by ...?

INCIDENT COMMANDER

24

Once the fire has been EXTINGUISHEd, it may be necessary to remove the KO curtain to assist in ventilation of fire apartment, removal must be APPROVED BY?

INCIDENT COMMANDER
-request will be made by LCO INSIDE FIRE APARTMENT, after first consulting with ENGINE OFFICER IN CHARGE OF HOSELINE INSIDE FIRE APT.

-LCO shall use TIC to confirm all fire has been extinguished
-Engine officer shall insure that the nozzle team is aware of KO curtain removal

25

Once the fire has been EXTINGUISHEd, it may be necessary to remove the KO curtain to assist in ventilation of fire apartment, removal must be APPROVED BY?

INCIDENT COMMANDER
-request will be made by LCO INSIDE FIRE APARTMENT, after first consulting with ENGINE OFFICER IN CHARGE OF HOSELINE INSIDE FIRE APT.

-LCO shall use TIC to confirm all fire has been extinguished
-Engine officer shall insure that the nozzle team is aware of KO curtain removal

26

When receiving deploying FF are in position and ready to deploy, notify?

2nd due ladder company (responsible for coordination of deployment)