Quote from SOLAS regulation II-2/15
2.4.1 General arrangement plans shall be permanently exhibited for the guidance of the ship's officers, showing clearly for each deck the control stations, the various fire sections enclosed by "A" class divisions, the sections enclosed by "B" class divisions together with particulars of the fire detection and fire alarm systems, the sprinkler installation, the fire-extinguishing appliances, means of access to different compartments, decks, etc., and the ventilating system, including particulars of the fan control positions, the position of dampers and identification numbers of the ventilating fans serving each section. Alternatively, at the discretion of the Administration, the aforementioned details may be set out in a booklet, a copy of which shall be supplied to each officer, and one copy shall at all times be available on board in an accessible position. Plans and booklets shall be kept up to date; any alterations thereto shall be recorded as soon as practicable. Description in such plans and booklets shall be in the language or languages required by the Administration. If the language is neither English nor French, a translation into one of those languages shall be included.
2.4.2 A duplicate set of fire control plans or a booklet containing such plans shall be permanently stored in a prominently marked weathertight enclosure outside the deckhouse for the assistance of shore-side fire-fighting personnel.
Quote from Resolution A.952(23)
GRAPHICAL SYMBOLS FOR SHIPBOARD FIRE CONTROL PLANS
(adopted on 5 December 2003)
NOTING that ISO, in close co-operation with IMO, developed its standard ISO 17631:2002 - Ships and marine technology - Shipboard plans for fire protection, life-saving appliances and means of escape, providing fire protection symbols which generally conform to the corresponding symbols set out in resolution A.654(16),..
NOTING IN PARTICULAR that MSC/Circ.1050 invited Member Governments to bring standard ISO 17631:2002 to the attention of shipbuilders, ship owners, ship operators, ship masters, shore-based fire-fighting personnel and other parties concerned with the preparation or use of shipboard fire control plans, so that they may use it, on a voluntary basis, for the preparation or use of shipboard fire control plans required by SOLAS regulation II-2/15.2.4, pending the adoption of the revised resolution A.654(16),
HAVING CONSIDERED the recommendation made by the Maritime Safety Committee at its seventy-seventh session,
1. ADOPTS the Graphical symbols for shipboard fire control plans, set out in the Annex to the present resolution;
2. URGES Member Governments to bring the aforementioned graphical symbols to the attention of shipbuilders, shipowners, shipoperators, shipmasters, shore-based fire-fighting personnel and other parties concerned with the preparation or use of shipboard fire control plans with a view to encouraging their use for the preparation of shipboard fire control plans required by SOLAS regulation II-2/15.2.4, for ships constructed on or after 1 January 2004;
4. AGREES that ships constructed before 1 January 2004 may continue to carry fire control plans that use the graphical symbols contained in resolution A.654(16)...