Fire buckets must:
- Be red in color;
- Be made from metal;
- Have a rounded bottom;
- Have a capacity of 10L or more;
- Have a small hole in the center to prevent water pooling and rusting the bucket; and
- Be fitted with a lanyard of sufficient length to reach the water from the location they are stored.
Fire buckets requirement:
- 2 fire buckets are required on vessels over 12M in length but less than 24M; or
- 4 fire buckets are required on vessels over 24M in length.