Marine safety issues and actions
Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Fire and Emergency Services Authority of Western Australia
|Date issued:||28 May 2008|
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|Background:||Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed|
The application of a blanket of hi-expansion foam over the cargo, during the night of 17 August 2007, was effective in preventing the fire from spreading until the local stocks of foam concentrate were exhausted.
Safety Advisory Notice
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that the Fire and Emergency Services Authority of Western Australia should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and to take action where it is considered appropriate.