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Fire Extinguisher Safety

5/13/2021 (Permalink)

It is a good idea to have fire extinguishers conveniently located on each floor of your home or business, as well as in all areas in which a fire may break out, such as kitchens, laundry rooms and mechanical rooms. SERVPRO of Norfolk West would like to provide you with some valuable knowledge in the event of a small fire in your home or business. If you are not in danger and feel that you can safely attempt to extinguish the fire, remember the acronym PASS to help you activate the extinguisher successfully.  

  • Pull the pin at the top of the extinguisher that prevents the handle from being pressed.
  • Aim the nozzle at the base of the fire.
  • Squeeze the handle to release the extinguishing agent.  
  • Sweep foam from side to side at the base of the fire.

Be sure to watch for re-ignition and repeat the steps if necessary. 

Always remember safety first! If a fire is too large or you are unsure what to do, it is best to leave the area and call 911 immediately.

If you do experience fire or smoke damage in your Norfolk home or business, call SERVPRO of Norfolk West at 757-625-1245. We also offer reconstruction services!

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