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Ship board fire_and_flood_training_-_damage_control[1]

  1. 1. Each of these three elements must be present at the same time to have a fire. A fire will burn until one or more of the elements is removed. Fuel Any combustible material – solid, liquid or gas Heat Oxygen The energy necessary toThe air we breathe is increase the temperature ofabout 21% oxygen – fuel to where sufficient fire needs only vapors are given off for 16% oxygen ignition to occur
  2. 2. There are 4 classes of fire: Class A Ordinary combustibles or fibrous material, such as wood, paper, cloth, rubber, and some plastics. Class BFlammable or combustible liquids such as gasoline, kerosene, paint, paint thinners and propane. Class C Energized electrical equipment, such as appliances, switches, panel boxes and power tools. Class D Certain combustible metals, such as magnesium, titanium, potassium, and sodium. Class K Cooking oils, trans-fats, or fats
  3. 3. To Prevent FiresClass  Ordinary Combustibles:• Keep storage and working areas free of trash.• Place oily rags in covered containers.
  4. 4. Class  Flammable liquids or gases: Don’t refuel gasoline-powered equipment in a confined space, in the presence of an open flame, or while the equipment is hot. Keep flammable liquids stored in a tightly closed container and away from spark producing sources. Use flammable liquids only in well ventilated areas.
  5. 5. Class  Electrical Equipment: Never install a fuse rated higher than specified for the circuit. Investigate any appliance or electrical equipment that smells strange. Unusual odors can be the first sign of a potential fire. Utility lights should always have some type of wire guard over them.
  6. 6. Class  Flammable metals:• Knowledge of the properties of the metals and using good judgment and common sense will assist you in controlling or avoiding potential fires/reactions.
  7. 7. Class cooking oils, trans-fats, or fats- fire extinguishers are for fires that involve cooking oils, trans-fats, or fats in cooking appliances and are typically found inrestaurant and cafeteria kitchens. Geometric symbol (blackhexagon)
  8. 8. Ship Fire Fighting Trainer
  9. 9. Signs of a fire
  10. 10. Fire Fighting Equipment
  11. 11. Fire Fighting from Support Ship
  12. 12. Fire Fighting Flood Water Can Sink a Ship
  13. 13. Damage Control Training, USS BUTTERCUP, Naval Station Newport, RI
  14. 14. Damage Control Training, USS BUTTERCUP, Naval Station Newport, RI
  15. 15. Damage Control Training, USS BUTTERCUP, Naval Station Newport, RI
  16. 16. Damage Control Training, USS BUTTERCUP, Naval Station Newport, RI
  17. 17. Damage Control Training, USS BUTTERCUP, Naval Station Newport, RI

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