Fire extinguishers should only be used when a fire is small and in its beginning stage. Knowing how to operate your fire extinguisher is crucial to saving lives and property.
- Pull the pin at the top of the extinguisher to release the locking mechanism
- Aim at the base of the fire to extinguisher the fuel
- Squeeze the lever slowly to release the extinguisher agent
- Sweep from side to side until the fire is completely out