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Aircraft fuselage fire...
Immediatly notify the pilot with the fire signal, point to the location of the fire, then give emergeny shut down signal.

Signal the fire guard to fight fire with the fire bottle or closet available fire fighting agent and assist fire guard as necessary.

Clear aircrew and ground personnel from A/C until crash crew arrives.

Once the fire is extinguished, notify maintenace control.
Engine post shut down fire...
*warning* when co2 or halon is expelled directly into engine, thermal shock may result causing engine damage.

Notify pilot by giving the fire signal and pointing at the affected engine.

Pilot will windmill engine to attempt to blow fire.

Pilot will direct PC/LSE to discharge extinguisher into engine intake if wind milling engine does not extinguish fire.

Clear aircrew and ground personnel from A/C until crash crew arrives.

Once the fire is extinguised notify MC.
Rotor brake fire...
Notify pilot with the fire signal pointing to the rotor brake area.

Signal emergency shutdown and direct fire guard to discharge fire extinguisher in the vicinity of rotor brake.

Immediately direct personnel away from A/C until crash crew arrives.

Once the fire is extinguished, notify MC.
Electrical fire...
Notify pilot by giving fire signal and point to the location of fire.

Signal emergeny shutdown and secure external electrical power if connected.

Direct fire guard to fight fire.

Clear aircrew and ground personnel from A/C.

Once the fire is extinguished, notify MC.
Hot brakes/brake fire...
**warning** always approach an overhearted brake or tire from a fore or aft direction due to the extreme danger of wheel explosion.

Give the pilots the hot brakes signal.

Keep all personnel clear of area abeam the affected wheel(s).

If the A/C is in a isolated area, all unnecessary personnel will be removed from the area and the brakes will be allowed to air cool before moving the A/C.

**warning** never apply co2 directly onto a wheel brake fire due to the thermal shock and possibility of an explosion, use 'splash' method.

If a wheel brake fire develops and the crash crew has not arrived, use any available extinguishing agent to extinguish the fire.

Once the fire has been extinguished, continue to air cool the brake as listed.
Emergency tire deflation...
**warning** because of the possibility of a wheel explosion all personnel and equipment outboard/inboard along the parth of the axle should be cleared.

If applicable, shut down A/C.

Post a watch to ensure that no personnel cross in front of affected tire.

Notify MC and airframes.

Airframes shall:

Acquire the emergency tire deflator from the tool room or airframes.

Stage emergency tire deflator away from other A/C on the flight line and inline with the affected tire.

**warning** do not taxi an aircraft over the emergency tire deflator.

Hook up tow tractor and push or pull A/C over the tire deflator.