This pamphlet gives all the information necessary for selecting the proper fire extinguisher for a home or office. Each class of fire (A, B, C, D, and K) is addressed, as well as tips on safe placement and maintenance. Operation of the fire extinguisher is clearly explained with the easy-to-remember PASS technique.
Fire Extinguishers: Choosing Them and Using Them talks about incorporating fire extinguishers into a total fire prevention plan, along with smoke alarms and a safe escape plan. More importantly, it offers advice on how to judge when a fire extinguisher should be used, and when it is better to let the professionals handle it and evacuate the area. The pamphlet breaks the information down into easy to understand topics, including fire extinguishers at home, the right extinguisher for the job, safe placement, and when to evacuate.
It’s a great resource for any community, packed full of life-saving and important information.
This pamphlet is also available in Spanish.