Emergency Action Plan

Fire

  • Sound alarm by shouting Fire
  • Call the master
  • Muster guest and crew and don lifejacket
  • Check all persons present
  • Consider calling MAYDAY or PANPAN
  • Fetch grab bag – EPIRB
  • Prepare fire hose/firefighting equipment

If appropriate sent in fire party

  • Fight fire
  • Close doors and hatchers and reduce air in the area
  • Consider boundary cooling
  • Consider flooding problems if using water

Engine Fire

  • Sound the alarm or shout fire
  • Call the master
  • Muster guest and crew and don lifejacket
  • Check all persons present
  • Consider calling MAYDAY or PANPAN

Stop the Engine

  • Switch off main engine / generator battery
  • Switch off engine air blowers
  • Block engine air vents
  • Start engine fire extinguishers if it has not already fired
  • Close hatches and doors
  • Prepare fire hose/deck wash Consider boundary cooling on the deck

 

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