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What should you do if you have a small fire?

The following helpful tips have been taken from the American Red Cross Website.

 

During a home fire, remember to GET OUT, STAY OUT and CALL 9-1-1


Use a portable fire extinguisher ONLY if you have been trained by the fire department
and in the following conditions:


Remember the word PASS when using a fire extinguisher:

P – Pull the pin and hold the extinguisher with the nozzle pointing away from you.

A – Aim low. Point the extinguisher at the base of the fire.

S – Squeeze the lever slowly and evenly.

S – Sweep the nozzle from side to side.

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