CO2 fixed fire fighting

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CO2 fixed fire fighting

Postby subhasis1980 » Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:26 am

how to extinguish fire in CO2 room ?

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Re: CO2 fixed fire fighting

Postby JollyJack » Thu Feb 05, 2015 10:19 pm

Read up on it for your 4th class Orals :) Better still, take STCW VI/3, advance firefighting for Officers, you'll need it for 4th Class anyway.
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Re: CO2 fixed fire fighting

Postby Big Pete » Fri Feb 06, 2015 5:19 am

The CO2 room should not contain anything other than the CO2 system. It is not allowed to store anything in there, (SOLAS & Class) so the only thing to burn is the paint on the Bulkheads.
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Re: CO2 fixed fire fighting

Postby JollyJack » Sun Feb 08, 2015 10:41 pm

ach you gave it away Pete!
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Re: CO2 fixed fire fighting

Postby Big Pete » Mon Feb 09, 2015 12:23 am

But I still haven't said how to fight a fire in the CO2 room, only why it is unlikely to have one!
Most CO2 rooms have Electrical Lighting and an Electric Exhaust Fan which could catch fire.
There is also a natural vent to let air in to replace the air removed by the Exhaust Fan.


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