33 CFR 145.10 - Locations and number of fire extinguishers required.

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§ 145.10 Locations and number of fire extinguishers required.

(a) Approved portable and semi-portable extinguishers shall be installed in accordance with Table 145.10(a).

(b) Semi-portable extinguishers shall be located in the open so as to be readily seen.

Table 145.10(a) - Portable and Semi-Portable Extinguishers

Space Classification Quantity and location
safety areas
Communicating corridors A-II 1 in each main corridor not more than 150 feet apart. (May be located in stairways.)
Radio room C-II 1 in vicinity of exit.
Sleeping accommodations A-II 1 in each sleeping accommodation space. (Where occupied by more than 4 persons.)
services spaces
Galleys B-II or C-II 1 for each 2,500 square feet or fraction thereof for hazards involved.
Storerooms A-II 1 for each 2,500 square feet or fraction thereof located in vicinity of exits, either inside or outside of spaces.
machinery spaces
Gas-fired boilers B-II (CO2 or dry chemical) 2 required.
Gas-fired boilers B-V 1 required. 1
Oil-fired boilers B-II 2 required.
Oil-fired boilers B-V 2 required. 1
Internal combustion or gas turbine engines B-II 1 for each engine. 2
Electric motors or generators of open type C-II 1 for each 2 motors or generators. 3

1 Not required where a fixed carbon dioxide system is installed.

2 When installation is on weather deck or open to atmosphere at all times 1 B-II for each three engines is allowable.

3 Small electrical appliances, such as fans, etc., shall not be counted or used as basis for determining number of extinguishers required.

[CGFR 56-4, 21 FR 903, Feb. 9, 1956]

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