and two in the front and back on 1524 mm centers. A vertical
barrier should be provided around the perimeter of the fireplace
to prevent water from getting beyond the perimeter.
c) Students will walk on the fireplace grating but
this grating must be provided by the device contractor along
with the weapon mockup ramp. When a device contractor supplied
weapon mockup is indicated it must be stored inside the
188.8.131.52 Doors. Doors leading to the fire areas of the 19F3
and 19F3B structures must be quick-acting watertight doors.
Doors leading to non-fire areas must be hollow metal doors. In
the galley/berthing building, the door between Compartments 1
and 2 must be watertight.
184.108.40.206 Fireplaces. Dimensions of specific fireplace
locations are listed in Table 6.
220.127.116.11 Instructor's Station. An instructor's station should
be located on the roof of the bilge fire building and should
control the 19F3 buildings. The instructor's station should be
3658 mm by 7315 mm. Directly below the instructor's station
should be an air conditioned electrical space. Window
dimensions should be 2591 mm with the bottom 1219 mm above the
a) The 19F3 and 19F3B structures are designed to
house eight distinct fireplaces to instruct a 2-day course for a
class of 108 trainees. The afternoon of the first day, the
class is split into two groups of 54 students each. Each group
goes to a deck fire building, B3 or B4, where group is further
divided into two groups of 27. First group is divided into four
hose teams. All four hose teams fight the fire at one time.
The second group of 27 is given lectures. Each group will
receive a "dropped weapon" fire demonstration at the end of
their deck fires. Once fires and demonstrations are completed
for each group, the two groups on each building should rotate
and repeat lectures and fires.