Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting – Extinguish an APU/EPU or Engine Fire
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Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting – Extinguish an APU/EPU or Engine Fire

August 29, 2019


This skill video will show you how to extinguish
an APU/EPU or engine fire. You should complete this skill while wearing
appropriate personal protective equipment. Approach the aircraft. Size up fire conditions. Activate external controls to deploy on-board
extinguishing systems (if applicable). Identify the correct access panel location. Open the access panel, using a pike pole or
other tool. Do not stand directly under the hatch. Burning fuel may drop, causing injury or death. Apply the agent at an appropriate pressure
and flow using prescribed techniques. Stop discharging when the fire is extinguished. If extinguishing with a handline, back away
from the fire. Maintain situational awareness of the area
for signs of reignition.

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