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A portable fire extinguisher can be a life and property saving tool when used correctly. In order to operate an extinguisher, the National Fire Association suggets remembering the word PASS:



Pull the pin. Hold the nozzle pointing away from you and release the locking mechanism.

Aim low. Point the extinguisher at the base of the fire.

Squeeze the lever slowly and evenly.

Sweep the nozzle from side-to-side.

Read the instructions on the fire extinguisher and become familiar with them before a fire breaks out. Remember, extinguishers do have limitations. It is also important to ensure you have the correct type of extinguisher for your facility.

Choosing the Appropriate Fire Extinguisher

  • Class A: This is the most common extinguisher and can be used to put out fires in ordinary combustibles such as cloth, wood, rubber, paper and many plastics.
  • Class B: Used on fires involving flammable liquids, such as grease, gasoline and oil.
  • Class C: Designed for fires involving appliances, tools, or other equipment electrically energized or plugged in.
  • Class D: For use on flammable metals; often specific for the type of metal in question. These are typically found only in factories working with these metals.
  • Class K: Intended for use on fires that involve vegetable oils, animal oils, or fats in cooking appliances. These extinguishers are generally found in commercial kitchens, but are becoming more popular in the residential market for use in kitchens.

Source: SERVPRO

Posted 9:21 AM

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