definitely saves lives: with less than 5,000 units globally installed in
the 80's the ZEC technology was credited of 49 rescues in serious fire
condition in the first ten years of commercialization.
reports in Spain crediting the MEVO™ of having saved lives
A resident of a 13 stories building in Ageciras,
Spain report to the press how he did escape a fire situation carrying
his baby daughter on his shoulders and motivated his neighbors to
do the same carrying their children on the shoulders.
It is said that Mr. Fermando Breseño Peña was
the first person in the world to use the "Otis" Vertical
Escape Chute in actual fire emergency situation.
The events were reacted for the Spanish press
allowing the UTC-Otis local spokesman to declare to the Spanish press
The Otis" Vertical Escape Chute has NOT height limit to
evacuate 20 to 30 persons per minutes, including unconscious
person eventually across fire zones.
national Spanish Press reported the first fire emergency self rescue of
a family from the 13th story of an apartment building, using the "Manga
de evacuacion Otis - Mevo" in Algeciras, Spain.
from the newspaper: el Sol, April 5,
Official Certification of the 3/18/1981 events signed
by Algecira's City Fire Commissioner Silvia Alonzo Ubiera and Carlos
Ortiz de Zarate Municipal Expert.
Real time picture of rescue action of the Vertical
escape chute MEVO of UTC- Otis Spain of during the fire of the
"Gran Hotel Sarria of Barcelona, Spain.
Clip from the major Spanish newspaper: "La Vanguardia" of june
Panoramic view of the Gran Hotel Sarria
A firefighter lost his life during the firefight
Other Mevo vertical fire
have been registered in Spain.
Macro of the MEV0 in action
during the fire.
that the: Otis Vertical
Escape Chute has NOT height limit to evacuate 20 to 30 persons per
minutes, including unconscious person eventually across fire
zones, has been made during 27 years by UTC-Otis Employees of all the
hierarchy levels to the press and it is present in thousands of printed
commercial documents involving the legal responsibility of UTC-Otis'
business statement in many countries including: France, Spain, Portugal,
Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Cuba and Dominican Republic where UTC-Otis
has installed thousands of ZEC Vertical Escape Chute technology.
The US fire authorities that cagily slander the
ZEC technology saying that it doesn't works for years never had
sustaining their allegations by writing to our knowledge.
Thounsands victims of non evacuation should finally compel the fire
authorities to make public the results of official test they have
performed to sustain the allegations that eventually the ZEC doesn't