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Section III. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
a. The instructions in this section are for personnel who operate the FSC. Refer to TM 10-8340-232-13 or TM 10-
8340-240-12&P for tent instructions. Refer to TM 10-23 for lantern instructions. Refer to TM 10-7360-204-13&P for M2
burner unit instructions. Refer to TM 10-7310-281-13&P for MBU instructions.
b. The basic operational configuration for the FSC is shown in Figure 2-1.
c. All equipment required for this configuration arrives in one truck packed as specified in FM 10-23.
2-5. SITE SELECTION.
To prevent fires do not use flammable material as a base for the FSC. Fire may cause
injury to personnel or damage the equipment.
a. Choose a site clear of large rocks and trees with firm ground and good water drainage.
b. You need approximately 600 square feet (56 square meters) to set-up the TEMPER tent or 1156 square feet for the
If possible avoid dusty or sandy conditions.
d. Use gravel or the other suitable material for base where ground is wet.
e. An additional 600 square feet (56 square meters) is needed for the MFK if used with the FSC.
An additional 900 square feet (83 square meters) is needed for the trailer mounted field kitchen if used with
2-6. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE.
a. Preparation procedures.
(1) Remove all items that were packaged in the major components of the FSC and place them in a convenient
(2) Refer to TM 10-8340-224-13 or TM 10-8340-240-12&P for set-up of tent, FM 10-23 for lantern instructions, and
below for operating the electrical light.
Do not hang fire extinguisher where you would have to
walk through a possible fire to reach it.
Do not hang the fire extinguisher in an extremely hot or cold
location. (Check unit nameplate for exact
temperature limitations). Never throw it in a fire as it