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How to Properly Use a Fire Extinguisher

Fire extinguishers are an essential part of any fire safety plan. Every household to have at least one fire extinguisher in their home.

Just as there are different types of fires, there are also different types of fire extinguishers that can help combat them. To learn more, read up on our article about the
“Different Types of Fire Extinguishers”.

When it comes to using a fire extinguisher use, the best way is to remember the acronym “PASS”:

P - Pull the pin out of the handle of the fire extinguisher
A - Aim the nozzle at the base of the fire
S - Squeeze the handle or lever with one hand
S - Sweep the nozzle side to side and from front to back until the flames are extinguished

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