Fire on board / eto ship jobs
a Call the Master and start the fire alarm.
b Turn off fans, dampers, skylights, fire doors, other openings, stairs, ramps, and so on.
c Find the fire.
d “Standby” crew – prepare for firefighting.
e At the port – call the fire brigade.
f Prepare lifeboats and life-saving equipment.
g Hold the radio in standby mode – current and updated position available.
h Display the corresponding signal from the International Signal Code. (VHF can also be used to indicate disaster).
i Check that no one is missing or trapped (check this at collection stations).
j Determine the time and position. Then:
k Seal the affected area (tightly)and eto ship jobs.
l Look for the affected area.
m Determine the best way to fight the fire, based on: all available information and knowledge of the contents of the affected area and surrounding information on dangerous and hazmat products on board.
n Fire fighting (together with the fire brigade). Pay attention to:
- risks of explosion and spread of fire – on board and ashore
- loss of stability when using water
- water should not be used on electrical equipment
- It may take up to 8-10 days to use CO2. Keep the area off. (Order CO2 replacement for the next call port)
- Towing / rescue may be required. (Plan to damage your own ship to be used).
o report to the Company in the fastest and most efficient way. Keep them informed.
p Constantly monitor and measure the temperature in the affected area and its surroundings.
Residential fire: In addition to the above fire fighting procedures
Fire in the cargo hold: In addition to the above Fire On Board procedures, also consider the properties of the cargo and special precautions.