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- MSHA Fire Suppression and Fire Protection Advisor

You have selected underground electrical equipment, power and battery stations, tranformer stations, and substations located on or near a working section and are either dry type transformers, or contain no flammable liquid, and other areas of mine.

The Advisor indicates that this is allowed.

The minimum requirement is:

One 2A:10B:C portable fire extinguisher and 240 pounds of rock dust. 75.1100-2(e)(2)

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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