Basic Firefighting: Lives on the Line

This introductory video outlines 8 essential steps in basic firefighting, and includes interviews with maritime fire safety experts and stunning footage from the "Fire Dragon" simulator. Get your crew's attention and send them an important message.

  • Why your crew needs to respond calmly and confidently to on-board fires
  • Reduce the likelihood of surprises or mistakes during fire emergencies
  • Understand the importance of communication when fighting a fire
  • Watch "Fire Dragon" demonstrations that are as close as it gets to the real thing


  • 8 steps to basic firefighting
  • Understanding differences in vessels and gear
  • Developing a response strategy
  • Extinguishing a fire
  • Overhauling a fire for complete extinguishing
  • Establishing a reflash watch
  • Avoiding 'spontaneous incompetence'
Available on:On Demand
Length: 13
Item no: DVD0-46
Categories: Firefighting
STCW: Fire Fighting (A-VI/1-2)

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