How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

A portable fire extinguisher is an essential piece of equipment to have on hand in the event of a fire emergency. It is a first-line defense for fires of limited size and type. Before using a fire extinguisher, it is important that you understand when to fight a fire, the type of fire the extinguisher can fight, and how to use it safely. This is critical to your safety and the safety of others near the fire.  Please take a few minutes to review this short video on how to use a fire extinguisher.  Click on the graphic below to start the video.

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