Hardware

How do I operate a fire extinguisher?

 

Operating a fire extinguisher is easy, as long as you remember the acronym PASS:P– Pull the pin near the extinguisher handle.A– Aim the nozzle toward the base of the fire—not at the top of the flames!S– Squeeze the trigger carefully. Remember, the extinguishant coming out is going to come out fast, so don’t spray it out faster than you can handle!S– Sweep the nozzle from side to side so you can hit all areas of the fire.