Flashcards in Window Blanket/ some KO Deck (23):
__% decrease in temperature, significant flame reduction & increase in smoke condition
50% decrease in temperature
May be used pre-deployment prior to window failure?
Blanket can cover at least two windows?
Who deploys blanket?
Who assigns spotter ?
The assigned unit or IC shall designate a spotter
Who does spotter rpt any changes in conditions to?
**spotter equipped with H/T & binoculars from Battalion vehicle.
Who assigns members to the floor below?
Officer of blanket deploying unit assigns members to floor below to secure blanket
Just before the blanket is put in place __ makes announcement to all units?
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
Can KO or Blanket be deployed at drill ?
Inspected weekly at MUD & after each use. Inspection reveals that aluminized foil is peeling & separating -- do what?
Tape all straps of blanket?
False, just top never bottom
10' x 12'. KO: 8' x 6'
Blanket. 2 - 6' hooks, 2 - sets of f/e tools including hydra ram/rabbit
Before deploying blanket remove window, child guards, window gates?
Open window -- not remove. Do not remove unless absolutely necessary.
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.
Corner window deployment. Unable to get the corner strap to an adjoining window - do what?
Hold both straps in same window
***KO will only be deployed on orders of 1st Ladder Officer and/or IC***
True; false as of 4/14 IC only
Deployment FF must have face piece on when deploying KO ?
KO is deployed in what position?
Vertical position only. NEVER horizontal...
Do not throw KO. Let it 'drop'. When assured target window covered tie off ?
Do not tie off KO
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.