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Documents Flashcards Grammar checker. This Instruction promulgates the standards, expectations, and procedures to be followed by all hands aboard Cutter NAME in the prevention, identification and removal of shipboard fire hazards. Many of these duties are also provided throughout the references, with specific procedures for maintaining fire and smoke detection, and fire response equipment contained within the U.

All hands shall comply with the provisions of this instruction. Internet release is authorized. References a through d mandate robust fire prevention programs. Due to the rapid growth potential and hazardous conditions immediately present upon ignition, a shipboard fire can easily spiral beyond control, jeopardizing the ability of the cutter to perform missions, and immediately endangering all personnel onboard.

Preventing a fire from occurring is by far less hazardous, easier, and less costly than engaging, extinguishing and restoring damaged systems in a compartment that has been fully engulfed in flames. Reference e contains the best guidance on military shipboard firefighting available today and as such forms the foundation of shipboard fire prevention and firefighting knowledge. The training requirements detailed in reference f set the minimum standards necessary to ensure all personnel are adequately prepared for this extremely hazardous event.

While each ship may differ in the type and allowance of firefighting equipment, fire prevention policies and programs are universally applicable onboard Coast Guard cutters. All hands are to periodically review this Instruction.

Periodic written and oral examinations will be administered by the Damage Control Assistant DCA to ensure familiarity of the policies contained herein. All hands are responsible for eliminating and reducing fire and explosion hazards, including nonessential combustibles.

Whenever possible, flammable materials shall be replaced with less flammable substitutes e. Limiting the quantity of combustibles, and stowing and protecting all essential combustibles reduce their probability of causing or contributing to a fire. The accumulation of oil or other flammable materials in bilges and inaccessible areas shall be strictly avoided as detailed in reference d.

All used oily rags shall be stored in approved metal containers designated for this purpose until disposal. The number and locations of these containers shall be determined by the Engineer Officer EO.

Paint, used brushes, rags, paint thinner and solvents shall be stored in the paint locker or designated flammable storage lockers. The proper storage or disposal of these materials at the end of each work day will be validated by the Fire Marshal, with notification made to the Officer of the Deck OOD prior to granting liberty while in port.

Any device that emits a strong aromatic smell is prohibited below decks as they can impede the ability to detect small fires. These lighters will be confiscated and disposed of by the Fire Marshal. Zippo lighters or other similar refillable wick based lighters are authorized, but the fuel to refill these devices shall not be stored in berthing areas.

Inoperable Damage Control equipment or equipment beyond its prescribed maintenance periodicity shall be reported to the Fire Marshal. This equipment shall be repaired or have the necessary maintenance performed immediately. Both the report and repair shall be documented as detailed in enclosure 1. The Fire Marshal or Duty Fire Marshalls shall conduct a minimum of three 3 ship wide inspections evenly spaced throughout the workday.


These inspections shall be randomized and can vary in scope and intensity. Any discrepancies not corrected in a timely manner shall be brought to the attention of the Executive Officer. Housekeeping as it affects fire prevention e. Firefighting equipment for missing items, condition of hoses, proper wrenches, nozzles, etc.

Fire safety precautions properly posted, up-to-date and complete, to include proper fireplug labels and cutout valve identification. Flammable liquids properly stowed, with adequate protection carbon dioxide, dry chemical, etcand remote activation devices and alarms operable.

Smoking regulations posted and enforced. Hot Work and Cold Work coordination through proper routing and approval of the work request provided as enclosure 5.

Ensure fire watch indoctrination assignments are made and posted, and that welding and burning leads or hoses are properly run and protected. Ensure adequate ventilation is installed and operating. Compressed gas cylinders tight and secure within their storage racks, with valve covers in place and elimination of other identified missile hazards.

Fume and spray tight lighting fixtures, including battle lanterns, installed with proper gaskets, and if capable, illuminating properly from both ship service and emergency electrical power. Within Galley spaces, that the Gaylord hood and grease traps are cleaned per the established cleaning schedule. Watertight closures for paint and rust free knife edges, complete and pliable gaskets, properly packed and lubricated spindles and hinges with equal and evenly distributed wear on the wedges.

Material condition properly set to inhibit the spread of fire or flooding, with violations logged within the DC Closure Log IAW reference c. Stowage of combustibles below raised floors in vital electronics spaces.

Experience has shown that raised floor spaces are a tempting location for ready stowage of vital space supplies and personal articles. Such stowage significantly increases the fire threat to these spaces.

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Heat, fire and smoke alarms, flooding indicators and compartment cameras working properly. Validate Preventative Maintenance task are being properly documented and recorded. While in port the Fire Marshal will be included in appropriate watch rotations.

However, this does not relieve the Fire Marshal or Duty Fire Marshall of the responsibility for visually inspecting all spaces. Likewise, the responsibility for identification of fire and safety hazards does not rely entirely on the DCPO.

In support of their Rapid Response team role, it is imperative for the Fire Marshal to wear or have on co,dtinst person at all times: Anti-flash firefighters hood e. PBI Gold and anti-flash gloves. Prior to scheduled overhauls, planned or unplanned maintenance availabilities, the Fire Marshall will: Properly train, qualify and equip all fire watch personnel emphasizing maintenance availability hazards e.

Establish a fire watch duty section, approved by the EO at a minimum the day comdtinxt the work is to commence. Make rounds of all hot work being conducted onboard and surrounding the cutter. If the work is being conducted on the outside of cokdtinst hull or superstructure, ensure inspection of the corresponding interior spaces is also conducted. Prior k3502.4 work commencing, provide all hands training IAW enclosure 7 on procedures to be implemented during casualty response, particularly how rapid response roles and team composition may differ during the availability.

This package shall be posted on the quarterdeck, within comxtinst repair lockers, and within DC Central as it contains emergency contact numbers and procedures to be implemented during shipyard emergencies.

If the Fire Marshal will be absent from the cutter in excess of seven 7 days, a transfer of Fire Marshal Responsibly letter will be approved by the Executive Officer XO with appropriate notifications made to all hands. The duties of the Fire Marshal will be transferred, only if the receiving crewmember holds the same or greater credentials. Environmental considerations were examined in the development of this Instruction and have been determined not to be applicable.


Are there Bulls eyes at each entrance of the space? Do the Bulls eyes have the correct frames: Is the comdrinst Division listed? Are the Bulls eyes 15 comdtinwt in length and 12 inches in height?

If the 3M Brand photo luminescent fields are used, are the red and blue letters used correctly?


Are the piping systems properly stenciled as to the fluid? Are there flow arrows on the piping? Is the vent ducting properly stenciled with the type of system? Are there flow arrows on the vent ducting? How many m35022.4 open into that space?


And is it correct? The original report is on file in the DC workshop and is available for review. All discrepancies shall be corrected within five 5 days from the date of the inspection.

All discrepancies have been corrected. In carrying out your duties as Fire Marshal, you shall adhere to the guidance provided in reference a and b.

You shall ensure delegate fire marshals are adequately trained, equipped and knowledgeable to perform in the event of your absence from the cutter. These delegate fire marshals must be approved by the Chief Engineer. In carrying out your duties, you shall adhere to the guidance provided in reference a and b. This designation is made following your already demonstrated commitment to ensuring the safety and security of NAME.

As one of my trusted agents, you have been recommended by your supervisors and the Fire Marshal for this additional responsibility. A fifteen slide PowerPoint presentation was jointly developed by Coast Guard, Navy and Army representatives for this purpose and can be accessed at http: The local fire department may be a base, county, state, volunteer, or other fire department or organization as determined by the Commanding Officer.

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The agreement shall cover, at a minimum, the role of the local fire department, the assistance required of the local fire department during main or machinery space fires, and a plan for carrying out biannual routine cutter familiarization and hazard identification training with the local fire department. A general sample is provided below.

Any dispatch of equipment and personnel pursuant to the MOA is subject to the following conditions: All requests for fire or emergency medical equipment and personnel shall be made by telephone, unless that number is inoperative or unavailable for any reason. Any such claim for reimbursement for firefighting costs may also include costs associated with emergency medical services to the extent normally rendered by a fire service in connection with a n3502.4.

Reporting requirements must be stated, even if there are none. The following is suggested. Provisions comdtinnst be made to safeguard the confidentiality of medical information of individual members. Points of contact for each party to this MOA shall be: This MOA shall become effective upon the date subscribed by both original signatories, and their successions in office. This MOA may be modified by a written agreement signed by both original signatories, and their successors in office.

This MOA shall terminate upon 30 days written notice by either party. This pamphlet is provided to you as a guide for the services available from the Fire Department.