James asked in Cars & TransportationSafety · 4 weeks ago

What is this fire-boat doing?

at the on-going military ship fire, there are neat fire-boats that seem to be spraying sea water on the fires but in the news shot I saw, one of them seemed to be spraying the side. am I correct in assuming this is to keep the hull temperature down, to prevent damage to it? I wonder if the fire is known to be hot enough to melt/damage steel, or if it's just a precaution. I could be wrong, bu it seems the ony reasonable asumption.

1 Answer

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    They are cooling down the compartment (space) where the fire is going on.

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