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An emergency escape and rescue opening conforming to the requirements of Section 1026 within each bedroom for transient use, such opening to have both a sill not more than 14 feet (4267 mm) above level grade directly below and, as permanent equipment, a portable escape ladder that attaches securely to such sill. Such ladder shall be constructed with rigid rungs designed to stand off from the building wall, shall be capable of sustaining a minimum weight of 1,000 pounds (454 kg), shall extend to grade, and shall provide unobstructed egress to legal open space.

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