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1

Construction of window bars...

thins aluminum child guards to heavy wrought iron and steel
-some set in brick or mortar...others bolted or screwed into wooden frame of window or door

2

Buildings equipped with window bars entered into CIDS...

UNIT transmitting 10-75, fire in a building with window bars, state the presence of window bars

3

An additional ._________ special called

ENGINE AND LADDER ,
SPECIAL CALLED LADDER SHOULD BE TL, if one is not on initial assignment

-indications people are trapped, ensure response of rescue company

4

Special called ladder company can operate as a unit and remove window bars...

_if possible, leave front of fire building available to TL

5

UNIT ASSIGNED to remove window bars, should ensure that...

AT LEAST ONE WINDOW ON FIRE FLOOR AND FLOOR ABOVE IS CLEARED OF BARS
-COMMUNICATE location of cleared bars to ALL UNITS

6

An engine on the scene or special called engine can provide ...

AN EXTERIOR HOSELINE to protect civilians or members trapped inside a building behind window bars or members removing window bars

7

COMPANY OFFICERS need to notify the IC of the future need for relief of their units before their members become physically over stressed..

important in OVERHAUL stage , but even more so in pre control phase

8

Remove HELMETS and COATS, open front flap of their pants ..

AS SOON AS OPERATIONS SAFELY PERMIT
-drink cold water or diluted replacement beverage (20 oz initially then 6-8 oz every 15 minutes ) AVOID sports drinks -seek cool, shady areas
-casually moving will enhance rehydration due to increased blood circulation
NO MEMBER SHOULD BE ALONE during R&R PHASE
-ANY MEMBER exhibiting signs or symptoms of heat stress should be evaluated by EMS
-DO NOT OMIT ANY PPE TO ALLEVIATE HEAT STRESS