c) The facility contractor does not have to provide a
temporary railing around the walkway since the grating equipment
floor will be only 310 mm below. A chain railing should be
provided by the facility contractor around the bilge fireplace.
126.96.36.199 Crawl Space. There should be a crawl space below the
grating portion of the training compartment which maintains a
1372 mm clear space between the equipment floor and the floor of
the crawl space. The concrete crawl space floor should be
approximately 1550 mm below the equipment floor. The crawl
space should extend below the fireplace compartment and part of
both staging areas are as shown on Figure G-1 of Appendix G.
Refer to floor plans in Appendix G for additional details.
188.8.131.52 Staging Areas. Staging areas should be at the
training floor elevation and should be made of concrete. Each
staging area should include 1 combined SHS1 and SHS3 hose
station, 1 EAB cabinet, 2 oxygen breathing apparatus (OBA)
canister racks, 10 OBA cabinets, 1 shower with hot and cold
and the bulk storage area. A portion of the staging area should
be set aside for storage of many fire extinguishers required
during training. Broom finish concrete floors in staging areas.
a) Hose drying in the 21C12 and 21C12A should be
provided in the staging areas. Hose drying consists of
naturally drying the hoses on the staging area floor between
b) Staging areas should be enclosed at the sites. No
artificial smoke should be introduced into the staging area.
Because of the fireplace compartment ventilation, its artificial
smoke should never drift into the staging area.
184.108.40.206 Burner Room. Directly behind fireplaces should be a
burner room. Across from each burner is the computer electrical
cabinet which operates it. The bilge fire burner will be
located in the crawl space.
a) Directly adjacent to staging areas should be a
bulk storage area with the same floor elevation as staging area