What are the actions in case of Boiler uptake fire?

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Asked on June 28, 2021
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Actions in case of Boiler uptake fire -

• Inform bridge and C/E.
• If fire does occur the engine should be stopped immediately and the turbocharger air intake covered to starve the fire off air.
• Ensure full water circulation is maintained for cooling purposes. • Arrange boundary cooling.
• A small fire may burn itself out as the heat will be conducted away by the circulating water.
• If water washing system is fitted, it can be used to extinguish the fire.

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Answered on June 28, 2021