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Title 33 Part 127 → Subpart C → §127.1509

Title 33 → Chapter I → Subchapter L → Part 127 → Subpart C → §127.1509

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Title 33 Part 127 → Subpart C → §127.1509

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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter LPart 127Subpart C → §127.1509


Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
PART 127—WATERFRONT FACILITIES HANDLING LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS AND LIQUEFIED HAZARDOUS GAS
Subpart C—Waterfront Facilities Handling Liquefied Hazardous Gas


§127.1509   Equipment for controlling and extinguishing fires.

(a) Within each marine transfer area for LHG of each waterfront facility handling LHG that transfers a flammable LHG, portable or wheeled fire extinguishers suitable for gas fires, preferably dry chemical extinguishers, must be available at strategic sites, as determined by the evaluation required by §127.1501(a).

(b) Fixed systems for extinguishing or controlling fires may be appropriate for protection against particular hazards. The evaluation required by §127.1501(a) may specify the use of one or more of the following fixed systems:

(1) Low-, medium-, or high-expansion foam.

(2) Dry chemicals.

(3) Water applied as deluge, spray, or sprinkle.

(4) Carbon dioxide.

(5) Other NFPA approved fire extinguishing media.


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