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- MSHA Fire Suppression and Fire Protection Advisor

You have selected undergound diesel equipment, compressors and pumps, ambulances and fire fighting equipment, and primary escapeway with miners inby.

The Advisor indicates that this is allowed.

The minimum requirements are:

1. To be used only in accordance with mine fire fighting and evacuation plan. 75.1908(d)

2. One 2A:10B:C portable fire extinguisher for vehicles. 75.1100-2(d)

Additional text of the regulations and text in the Program Policy Manual not included in this Advisor may be relevant for compliance decisions. This answer may not address all particular situations which may occur at your mine. Please contact your local MSHA District Manager for more specific guidance.

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