Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Basic Fire Prevention Tips

A. What to do if your clothing catches on fire? you should:
  1. Stop
  2. Drop and
  3. Roll
"Do Not RUN" it will only ignite the fire moreB. How to use Fire Extinguisher Location for fire extinguisher:
  • Near an exit
  • Visible location
  • High on a wall
  • Away from heat source
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry room
  • Garage

C. Never throw water on an oil fire as it will cause an explosion

In case of FIRE
initiate SKATE
Safty of life - get out of danger
Keep fire from spreading - close doors, windows
Activate the fire alarm
Telephone - call 367-97-20 or your local emergency number
Evacuate beyond nearest fire exit

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