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When discovered members should communicate degree of clutter (LIGHT/MEDIUM/HEAVY) and its impact on operations

term COLLYERS MANSION NO LONGER USED

When completing a NYFIRS report where clutter has impacted operations, entry made

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LIGHT CLUTTER..

access/egress--little/no effect
members safety- minimal concern
searches NOT AFFECTED
suppression- little or no delays
EMS- adequate space for patient care

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MEDIUM CLUTTER..

ACCESS/egress--PARTIALLY blocked
members safety- increased concern of entanglement/unusual fire spread-possibility of gas or electric service disconnected/candle use for light
primary searches possible , BUT DELAYED, secondary search WILL BE DELAYED
suppression - maneuvering landlines more difficult /fuel load may exceed capability of landlines
ems- patient care and removal affected

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HEAVY CLUTTER..

ACCESS/EGRESS- sever impact duet to COMPLETE blockage of entrances and interior pathways
member safety - entanglement/entrapment real possibility /unusual fire spread and structural damage..likelihood of gas/electric services disconnected and alternate fuel for heat /cooking /storage of flammable or hazardous materials likely
PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SEACHES SEVERLY DELAYED
Alternative strategies may be required, maneuvering landlines may be impossible and fuel load may exceed
capabilities
EMS - patient care in place and removal by normal means may be challenging