2016 Edition, January 1, 2016
Guide for Land-Based Fire Departments That Respond to Marine Vessel Fires
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Description / Abstract:
This guide identifies the elements of a comprehensive marine
fire-fighting response program including, but not limited to,
vessel familiarization, training considerations, pre-fire planning,
and special hazards that enable land-based fire fighters to
extinguish vessel fires safely and efficiently. In general, the
practices recommended in this publication apply to vessels that are
covered by the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) agreement or that call
at United States ports.