Fire on Offshore Platform Caused by HVAC Unit – Investigation Report

This investigation report refers to the fire that broke out on Songa Dee on 4 December 2007. At 13.52 hours on 4 December 2007, the fire alarm sounded on the Songa Dee. The living quarters and important rooms such as the radio room, control room and emergency preparedness center were efficiently evacuated during the course of a few minutes. The fire was located in HVAC Unit No.2 and large parts of the living quarters were filled with thick smoke from the cooling and filter unit in the HVAC system. No one was injured during the incident, but the rapid, intense spread of smoke means that the incident is classified as a potential major accident.

2013.08.05 - Fire on Offshore Platform Caused by HVAC Unit - Investigation Report

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