How to use fire extinguisher

If you use a fire extinguisher to fight a fire, remember the word PASS:

P  Pull the pin to unlock the operating lift, which will allow you to discharge the extinguisher.
A Aim low by pointing the extinguisher nozzle at the base of the fire.
S Squeeze the lift above the handle to discharge the extinguishing agent.
S Sweep from side to side carefullty toward the fire, keeping the extinguisher aimed at the base of the fire.




  • Make sure you always have a path to an exit.
  • Avoid inhaling smoke or fumes.