d) A metal false ceiling should be provided in the B1
building to facilitate the buildup of residual heat so the room
stays hot during the whole exercise.
e) The perimeter dampers on the B1 building should be
609.6 mm high.
126.96.36.199 Galley/Berthing Fire Building. The galley berthing
building should have interior dimensions of 9144 mm by 9144 mm
and a ceiling height of 3048 mm. It should be divided in half
with one half having mockups to represent a berthing space and
having a weapons fire enclosure. The other half should contain
a deep fat fryer fire, a cable raceway fire, and an electrical
panel fire. Staging and access to the structure should be from
staging area at same level as training floor through watertight
a) Provide a 40 mm process water line to the deep fat
fryer fireplace and terminate it in a globe valve under trainer
floor. This water line should be used for APC extinguishing
b) A 1219 mm wide walkway should be provided around
the exterior of the structure for emergency egress and viewing.
188.8.131.52 Pit Fire Building. The pit fire building should be
9449 mm by 7620 mm and contain a 4572 mm by 4572 mm fireplace to
teach basic firefighting techniques. The ceiling should be
9144 mm above the training floor. A staging area should be
provided so the students enter the structure through a 6096 mm
wide by 3658 mm high opening in the wall. No door is required.
a) The floor around the fireplace should be steel
plate with a non-slip surface. The floor should slope to the
fireplace so agents are channeled to the crawl space. The rear
perimeter plate should be 610 mm wide. There is no training
requirement for the decking on either side or to the rear of the
B3 or B4 building.
b) Columns used to support the fireplace perimeter
should be located at each corner, one on each side in the center