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1 1 Fire in CHS Environmental Health & Safety Fire Marshals Office

2 2 On October 24 th a fire occurred in CHS First indication was an automatic alarm from the building for the above location Concurrent multiple calls to UCPD Dispatch from occupants reporting a fire

3 3 UCLA Fire-1 arrived on scene Upon arrival, from the exterior, reported no sign of fire or smoke showing, investigating Upon entering the building, met by occupants of room stating a fire was in their room and still burning

4 4 UCLA Fire-1 made access to the 5 th floor Discovered dark active smoke in the hallway Discovered multiple area occupants within the hallway Requested assistance from Alarm Technicians and CHS security to further notify and evacuate occupants from this floor

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6 6 UCLA Fire-1 made access to room Discovered active fire inside –Black heavy smoke –Roll over in progress –Bright flashes and sounds of electrical arcing Fire-1 closed the door and backed into the corridor to report conditions Proceeded to identify resources for access and water supply

7 7 Incident Command established Liaison with LAFD resources, combine UCLA and LAFD units Identified best route of entry and interior water supply stairwell locations Coordinated information, resources, equipment and fire suppression for the fire floor

8 8 Issues requiring delay Hazard placarding on door –Indicating radioactive materials inside –Indicating NFPA 704 chemicals inside –Indicating Bio-Hazards inside Obtaining accurate information of what was inside this lab LAFD response protocols for incidents involving chemicals, radioactive materials, unknown laboratory substances

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10 10 Standard LAFD response for this type of incident 41 Engine Companies 13 Truck Companies 2 Rescue Ambulances 2 HazMat Squads

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12 12 Standard LAFD response for this type of incident 1 US & R Squad 5 Command Staff 2 LAFD Arson Investigators 149 Firefighting personnel

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14 What we discovered 14

15 Time of the fire? 15

16 Ventilation working 16

17 Banking of heat/products of combustion in the room 17

18 Why do we insist that ceiling tiles be in place? 18

19 Extension of heat/flame 19

20 How much can you afford to lose in your lab? 20

21 Determining point of origin 21

22 Recognize the material? 22

23 Discovered beneath 23

24 Reconstruct the scene 24

25 What do you notice here? 25

26 Do you see it here? 26

27 27 What can we learn? Help your self with proper housekeeping/fire prevention practices Do not wedge/block open doors Learn to use fire extinguishers Close doors between you and the fire Call 9-1-1, even if you hear the alarms in the area Do not re-enter the venue until “Officially” directed to do so. Even if the alarm stops ringing

28 28 Questions?


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