How to Use A Fire Extinguisher

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If a fire started if your home, you've got no time to waste reading the directions on your fire extinguisher. Be ready to use one. Learn the easy-to-remember P-A-S-S technique.

Pull the pin from the handle.

Aim the nozzle at the base of the fire, not the top of the flames.

Squeeze the handle.

Sweep the stream from side to side until the fire is out.

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