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.