Special care should be used during refueling to prevent water, snow, sand, or dust contamination of fuel,
fuel can, fuel hose, and fuel fittings.
OPERATION IN A NBC ENVIRONMENT
The heater is NOT DESIGNED TO BE OPERATED IN NBC ENVIRONMENTS.
Do not operate the LCFH in NBC environments. If possible cease operation of the LCFH prior to a NBC
event and do the following:
Disconnect and store under an impermeable cover the flexible inlet/outlet ducts, and install the
covers on the heater inlet/outlet duct openings.
Remove and stow the exhaust stack, and external fuel hose.
Install the exhaust outlet cover, and close and latch all access doors.
External surfaces of the heater are CARC painted and can be decontaminated; however, if possible avoid
contamination of the internal areas of the heater. If available, cover the heater with impermeable plastic
NBC DECONTAMINATION PROCEDURES
Perform immediate, operational or thorough decontamination procedures in accordance with FM 3-5 as
the mission, resources and tactical situation permit.
For "immediate decontamination procedures" use ONLY hot soapy water
for deconning HOT surfaces of the heater and stack. Shut down and cool
the heater for any additional decontamination procedures.
DO NOT SPRAY DS2 OR ANY OTHER COMBUSTIBLE
DECONTAMINATION SOLUTIONS OR COMPOUNDS ON AN
OPERATING HEATER OR STACK. (NOTE: DS2 has a flashpoint of 160
END OF WORK PACKAGE