How To Use A Fire Extinguisher

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A combination of good safety training and fire extinguishers can save lives and property if used properly and individuals are trained beforehand.

If a fire should break out, sound the fire alarm and call the fire department, if appropriate.

Identify a safe evacuation path before approaching the fire with an extinguisher.

Do not allow the fire, heat, or smoke to come between you and your evacuation path.

Most fire extinguishers operate using the following P.A.S.S. technique:

Remember; always let professionals do their job. If you have the slightest doubt about your ability to fight a fire....EVACUATE IMMEDIATELY!

Note: Do not touch the plastic discharge horn on CO2 extinguishers, it gets very cold and may damage skin.

Until next time, stay positive, stay safe, and remember your safety training!

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