What is the proper way to use a fire extinguisher?
The best way to use a fire extinguisher is to utilize the P.A.S.S. technique.
- Pull: pull the pin
- Aim: aim low, pointing the fire extinguisher at the base of the fire
- Squeeze: squeeze the handle to release the extinguishing agent
- Sweep: sweep from side to side until the fire is extinguished. If the fire re-ignites, repeat the process.