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How to Use A Fire Extinguisher

by The Helpful Hardware Folks

If a fire started if your home, you’ve got no time to waste reading the directions on your fire extinguisher. Be ready to use one.

How to Use A Fire Extinguisher

Learn the easy-to-remember P-A-S-S technique.


Pull – the pin from the handle.

Aim – the nozzle at the base of the fire, not the top of the flames.

Squeeze – the handle.

Sweep – the stream from side to side until the fire is out.

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