To shutdown the SHS, move the fuel Shut-off valve (1) to the OFF position as indicated on the Fuel Shut-
off Label. and close the air vent (2) by turning clockwise. It may require several minutes for all available
fuel to burn and the heater extinguish.
Allow equipment to cool down. Perform AFTER OPERATION PMCS as detailed in WP 0010.
Fire or Explosion
Do not attempt to refuel a hot space heater. Allow the SHS to cool completely before
handling or refueling.
The SHS should never be refueled inside the shelter.
Shutdown the heater as described in the previous section. After the heater is completely cool, place a rag
or section of petroleum absorbent mat to the side of the heater.
Remove the end of the stack assembly (1) from the stack adapter (2) on the top of the heater and lower
the stack assembly on the right side of the heater and onto the rag or petroleum absorbent mat.
Pull the overflow hose (3) inside the tent making sure not to allow any drops of fuel to spill on the shelter
floor. Coil the overflow hose and stow in the bottom portion of the heater.
Remove the heater from the shelter and refuel in accordance with the section of this work package
entitled Fueling the SHS.
Once the heater has been refueled, return the heater to its position inside the shelter. Install the stack
assembly into the stack adapter and redeploy the overflow hose as detailed earlier.
If heat is desired, prime, light, and operate the heater as detailed earlier in this work package.