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Evacuation Equipment FAQs

I have a radiator underneath the window. Can I still use your fire escape ladders?

Yes, you can use a fire escape ladder if you have a radiator underneath the window. The Saf-Escape ladders only require about one inch of space underneath the window sill. The X-It escape ladder and the Rollo escape ladders can clamp over the radiator. The Easyscape ladder is clipped into eyebolts which can be fitted underneath or above the radiator, space allowing.

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