Fire Extinguisher Safety

“Fire Extinguisher Safety” by Joan Y. Edwards

Here are the steps for using a fire extinguisher.


P    Pull the pin
A    Aim at the base of the fire
S    Squeeze the handle
S   Sweep left to ride

Is Your Fire Extinguisher Ten Years’ Old?

New Warning about Fire Extinguishers:”

This video says: If 10 years old, get a new one.

Call 911 right away. P.A.S.S.

Look for the UL listing on the Fire Extinguisher.

“Disposal Process for Used, Expired Fire Extinguishers:”

I hope you don’t ever have to use one. But if you do, this might help you.

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6 thoughts on “Fire Extinguisher Safety”

  1. Good information. Be sure to check to make sure the fire extinguisher is the right one for the type of fire. Electrical, Grease (oil), or other materials. The wrong type of fire extinguisher could be a problem for your safety also.
    God bless and be safe

    1. Dear David,
      Thank you for writing. Thanks for sharing the advice about making sure you have the right kind of fire extinguisher for the particular fire problem you’re having. I hope you’re doing well. I love having you for my cousin enjoy your day.

      Never Give Up!

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