. The Fire Triangle 9 Essentially, fire extinguishers put out fire by taking away one or more elements of the fire triangle. 18
. CLASS A Wood, paper, cloth, trash 10 CLASS B Oil, gas grease, flammable liquids CLASS C Electrical, Energized electrical equipment 20 Class ABC All of the above
. 11 FOR CLASS A, B or C FIRES Fire Extinguishers A BC 20
. Remember P.A.S.S. 1. Pull the pin. This will allow you to discharge the extinguisher 12 P A S S 19
. Remember P.A.S.S. If you aim at the flames, the extinguishing agent will fly through the fire. 13 1. Pull the pin. 2. Aim at the base of the fire. You want to hit the fuel. 13
. 3. Squeeze the top handle or lever. This releases the pressurized extinguishing agent in the extinguisher. 14 1. Pull the pin. 2. Aim at the base of the fire. Remember P.A.S.S. 9
. 4. Sweep from side to side Begin at a safe distance away, then move forward. Once the fire is out, keep an eye on the area in case it re-ignites. 15 1. Pull the pin. 2. Aim at the base of the fire. 3. Squeeze the top handle or lever. 4. Sweep from side to side Remember P.A.S.S. Until the fire is completely out. 26
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