NFPA 1405: Guide for Land-Based Fire Departments that Respond to Marine Vessel Fires
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What is NFPA 1405?
NFPA 1405: Document Scope

1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 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 call at United States ports or that are signatory to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) agreement. 1.1.2 This document does not consider offshore terminals or vessels on the high sea.

Developed at the request of and in cooperation with the United States Coast Guard, this guide identifies the elements of a comprehensive marine fire-fighting response program for land based fire fighters responding to the unique challenges of fighting fires on vessels and enable land-based fire fighters to extinguish such fires safely and efficiently.

Official document scope
What does NFPA 1405 address?

Comprehensive provisions start with descriptions of the elements of the physical marine environment vessel familiarization, and vessel stability. Coverage continues for organizational resources, fire control plans, training, communications, and strategy and tactics. Separate chapters explain the National Incident Management System and the role of the U.S. Coast Guard in marine vessel fires; problems associated with marine fire fighting including media relations, hazmat, pollution, and language barriers; and post-incident activities.



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