Instructions for Using a Fire Extinguisher?

Answer A fire extinguisher is a safety device that needs to be in every home and building but it is important that you know the proper way to use one if it is needed. Fire extinguishers come in different ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Instructions for Using a Fire Extinguisher

How long can i keep using a fire extinguisher?

On One Hand: Most Have 10 SecondsThe average home fire extinguisher has around 10 seconds of extinguishing time. The home extinguisher typically has a 2.5-pound or possibly 5-pound tank. Larger ext... Read More »

What type of fire extinguisher should be used on a gasoline fire?

Only a class B fire extinguisher should be used on a gasoline fire. Household and auto extinguishers usually have a B-C rating. Some are A-B-C rated. Never spray water on a gasoline fire.Fire Exti... Read More »

How to Use a Fire Extinguisher?

There is a high chance of your encountering an out-of-control fire at least once in your life, so knowing how to use a fire extinguisher is an important skill to be able to resort to. This article ... Read More »

How do I use a foam fire extinguisher?

Extinguisher UsageHold the extinguisher in both hands--one on the squeeze handle and one on the hose with the nozzle where the foam comes out. You will use the acronym PASS to operate the extinguis... Read More »