On the downwind leg, a second left engine fire warning indication was reported and the second fire bottle
I cleared the port side of the aircraft, ensuring that we were chocked, that the fire bottle
manned, the MEH secured, and the prop arc clear.
Through quick and decisive action, he utilized a flight line Halon fire bottle
and extinguished the flames.
He quickly realized it was not an engine fire and that the fire bottle
would be useless, and instinctively ran towards the front of the aircraft and removed the liquid oxygen bottle.
In order to access the HPDU, he had to remove the crew fire bottle
from the driver's compartment.
Finally, it's comforting to know that if an extra fire bottle
is needed, a backup is available on the bulkhead.
One of the kids said he used to be really abusive to cats, he would fire bottle
rockets at them.
There is also a fire guard stationed near the engine who remains in readiness with a fire bottle
until the engine is operating.
The crew shut down both engines, closed the left firewall shutoff and activated the fire bottle
Contract awarded for Procurement 1 ea Operational Head/Valve Assy, Fire Bottle
800540-27 for use of C-130 acft assigned at 220th AW.