(2) PROTECTIVE CLOTHING SET 2, yellow figure and rim. Set 2 is used when fighting fires
involving riot control gases, choking gases or FS/FM smoke symbol.
(3) PROTECTIVE CLOTHING SET 3, white figure and rim. Set 3 is used when fighting fires
involving white phosphorous and triethyl aluminum (TEA).
COVERALLS, flame resistant.
GLOVES, flame resistant.
(4) Notes about PROTECTIVE CLOTHING SETS.
If firefighters are equipped with normal heat-resistant bunker suits and SCBA, they do
not need Protective Clothing Sets 2 and 3.
Symbol 2, Figure 10 (page 13) requires that firefighters wear a gas mask or SCBA to
combat fires in areas so marked. This usually involves incendiary and other readily
flammable chemical agents.
Symbol 3, Figure 10 (page 13) means just what it says: "No Water". Use of water on the
chemicals so marked could spread the fire or cause an explosion. This usually involves
chemicals such as oil based incendiaries, metallic sodium, TEA or aluminum zinc oxide
hexachloroethane (HC) smoke.
c. See Figure 11 for a classification list of chemical agents that you may be required to store and
maintain. Be particularly aware of their compatibility grouping and color coding.
5. Lightning Protection: It is policy to install lightning protection on buildings and structures used for
a. Approved lightning protection systems are:
Integrally mounted system.
Separately mounted shielding system (mast type).
Separately mounted shielding system (overhead wire type).
Integrally mounted shielding system (mast type).