Alert 03 – 23 Cracked Fuel Line Results in an Engine Fire


Fire detection system indicated fire in the “engine room”. Engine emergency shut down was initiated and all personnel proceeded to their relevant muster points. The fire alarm sounded and the local crew responded immediately to the fire. During this time the mechanic had already shut down engine # 1 and extinguished the fire, using fire station a 30 kg CO2 extinguisher. The fire was extinguished without causing further damage.

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