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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter HPart 76Subpart 76.17 → §76.17-25


Title 46: Shipping
PART 76—FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT
Subpart 76.17—Foam Extinguishing Systems, Details


§76.17-25   Additional protection required.

(a) In order that any residual fires above the floor plates may be extinguished when a foam system is installed for the protection of spaces other than tanks, at least 2 fire hydrants, in addition to those required for the machinery space by subpart 76.10, shall be installed outside of the machinery space entrances. Such hydrants shall be fitted with sufficient hose so that any part of the machinery space may be reached with at least 2 streams of water, and each hose shall be equipped with an approved combination nozzle, applicator, and self-cleaning strainer as described in §76.10-10(j)(3).

(b) [Reserved]

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