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

Where should you aim a fire extinguisher's stream when extinguishing a fire?

Fire extinguishers are prolific in today's society, however, few people are properly educated on their use and operation. Familiarizing yourself with commonly used fire extinguishers will help you ... 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 »

What does fire extinguisher mean?

"Fire extinguisher" is the term we use to describe a device that delivers chemicals to put out fires. According to the United States Department of Energy, there are four classes of fire extinguishe... Read More »

What is a CO2 fire extinguisher used for?

Use CO2, or carbon dioxide, fire extinguishers to put out fires caused by flammable liquids and gases, greases and electrical fires. Since carbon dioxide leaves less residue, CO2 extinguishers are ... Read More »