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__% decrease in temperature, significant flame reduction & increase in smoke condition

50% decrease in temperature

1

May be used pre-deployment prior to window failure?

True

2

Blanket can cover at least two windows?

True

3

Who deploys blanket?

Any unit

4

Who assigns spotter ?

The assigned unit or IC shall designate a spotter

5

Who does spotter rpt any changes in conditions to?

IC.
**spotter equipped with H/T & binoculars from Battalion vehicle.

6

Who assigns members to the floor below?

Officer of blanket deploying unit assigns members to floor below to secure blanket

7

Just before the blanket is put in place __ makes announcement to all units?

IC

8

Upon completion of ops the __ will secure blanket until arrival of __ ?

IC, safety battalion...**officer of confiscated blanket will prepare a brief letterhead rpt to Chief of Operations. ***replacement Blanket from Tech services. KO -- division

9

Can KO or Blanket be deployed at drill ?

Never

10

Inspected weekly at MUD & after each use. Inspection reveals that aluminized foil is peeling & separating -- do what?

OOS

11

Tape all straps of blanket?

False, just top never bottom

12

Blanket dimensions?

10' x 12'. KO: 8' x 6'

13

Equipment needed?

Blanket. 2 - 6' hooks, 2 - sets of f/e tools including hydra ram/rabbit

14

Before deploying blanket remove window, child guards, window gates?

Open window -- not remove. Do not remove unless absolutely necessary.

15

The blanket can only be lowered from floor above?

F. Two floors above. **Just before the blanket is put into place IC makes announcement to all units.

16

Corner window deployment. Unable to get the corner strap to an adjoining window - do what?

Hold both straps in same window

17

***KO will only be deployed on orders of 1st Ladder Officer and/or IC***

True; false as of 4/14 IC only

18

Deployment FF must have face piece on when deploying KO ?

True

19

KO is deployed in what position?

Vertical position only. NEVER horizontal...

20

Do not throw KO. Let it 'drop'. When assured target window covered tie off ?

Do not tie off KO

21

When can KO be removed?

KO removed when fire is EXTINGUISHED. Must be approved by IC. Request for removal will be made by Ladder Co Officer inside fire apt - after consulting Eng Officer in charge of HL in apt.

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NEW: KO: when the receiving & deploying FF are in position & ready, notify the __ that the KO is in position & ready to be deployed? A. 1st ladder B. 2nd ladder C. IC

2nd ladder. ***KO only deployed on orders of IC