How to use a fire extinguisher

Great Lakes Fire Protection

Always read the instructions and become familiar with your fire extinguisher and its use and operation before a fire breaks out.

It is important to use a fire extinguisher rated for the type of fire you are extinguishing.

The acronym PASS will help you remember how to use a fire extinguisher.

P

Pull out the locking pin and hold the extinguisher with the spray nozzle pointing away from you.

A

Aim the spray nozzle low at the base of the fire.

S

Squeeze the lever slowly and evenly to release the extinguishing agent.

S

Sweep from side-to-side. Start at a distance of six to eight (6-8) feet away and while keeping a safe distance carefully move forward saturating the fire.

Call us at 262-798-0444 for pricing and to determine which fire extinguisher is right for your application.

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