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Extinguisher Training

Fire Triangle
Fire Triangle
In order to understand how fire extinguishers work, you first need to know a little bit about fire.
 
Fuels
Fuels
Not all fuels are the same, and if you use the wrong type of fire extinguisher on the wrong type of fuel, you can, in fact, make matters worse. It is therefore very important to understand the four different classifications of fuel.
 
Types
Types
Different types of fire extinguishers are designed to fight different classes of fire.
 
Rules
Rules
Fires can be very dangerous and you should always be certain that you will not endanger yourself or others when attempting to put out a fire.
 
How To
How To
It's easy to remember how to use a fire extinguisher if you can remember the acronym PASS, which stands for Pull, Aim, Squeeze, and Sweep.

Please contact the Department of Environmental Health & Safety at 593-1665 if you would like to practice using a fire extinguisher or to set up a training class.