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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Fire Extinguisher Clean Up!

5/16/2022 (Permalink)

When operating a fire extinguisher, tell remember the word PASS.
  • Pull the pin. Hold the extinguisher with the nozzle pointing away from you and release the locking mechanism.
  • Aim low. Point the extinguisher at the base of the fire.
  • Squeeze the lever slowly and evenly.
  • Sweep the nozzle from side-to-side.

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Types of Fire Extinguisher Contents
  • Water: Class A fires (solid combustibles such as wood, paper and textiles). ...
  • AFFF foam: Class A and B (flammable liquids). ...
  • Carbon dioxide (CO2): Class B and electrical equipment.
  • ABC powder: Class A, B, C (flammable gases) and electrical equipment.

Foam extinguishers are ideal for premises which have multiple fire risks including offices, factories, warehouses and hotels. CO2 fire extinguishers can be identified by a black label reading “CO2”. CO2 fire extinguishers are safe for use on flammable liquid and electrical fires.

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