Fire Safety

Fire Safety

Fire Safety

Does your family Have a Fire Escape Plan?

Practice makes perfect

Make a fire escape plan for your family.

Find two exits out of every room.

Pick a meeting place outside.

Hold a family fire drill at least twice each year.

Make sure you have 2 meeting places far away from your home

Make sure to change your smoke detector batteries twice a year,

Learn how and when to use a fire extinguisher

 

 

Steps to using a fire extinguisher :

PASS

 

 

 

P: PULL The Pin: This unlocks the operating lever and allows you to discharge the extinguisher. Some extinguishers may have other seals or tamper

A: AIM Low: Point the extinguisher hose at the base of the fire

S: SQUEEZE The Lever Above the Handle: This discharges the extinguishing agent. Releasing the lever will stop the discharge.

S: SWEEP From Side to Side: Moving carefully toward the fire, keep the extinguisher aimed at the base of the fire and sweep back and forth until the flames appear to be out. Watch the fire area. If the fire reignites, repeat the process.