How To Use A Fire Extinguisher 

How To Use A Fire Extinguisher 

Are you familiar with simple steps to use a fire extinguisher?

Have you ever been in a fire outbreak scenario? Do you have fire extinguishers in your house, car, and workplace? Advantages of this tool as a device to quench fire hazard cannot be overemphasised. If you possess it but don't know how to use it, you are in the right place. Below are the simple steps to use a fire extinguisher:

How to use a Fire Extinguisher 

First, hold it upright and do the following:

1. Pull the safety pin/break cartridge

2. Aim horn at the base fire

3. Press/squeeze nozzle

4. Discharge at the base of flame

5. Sweep from side to side

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Do this appropriately, and the fire will be out in a few minutes. Fire prevention is in everyone's utmost interest, as we can't fathom losing our properties to fire. Also, fire that starts from your own property can spread to others and can cause a lot of inconveniences to the general public.

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Kindly endeavour to be safety conscious.