Fire Extinguisher 101 Class

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ACES Fire Extenguisher class held on the AU campus April 18, 2008

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Fire Extinguisher 101 Class

  1. 1. <ul><li>Extension employees on the AU campus joined AU Fire Safety Program Manager Kenny Harrison to learn how to use fire extinguishers. Left to right: Andrea Musso, Patti Golden, Mathew Smidt, Raymond Kessler, Glenda James, Sherry Sydnor, and Kenny Harrison. </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Class ABC (dry chemical) extinguishers are lined up and ready for action. The large extinguisher in the back is an APW (air pressurized water) extinguisher. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Raymond Kessler held the fuel-soaked torch as Instructor Harrison lit it. Let the demonstration begin! </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Our contained fire was lit… </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>This is how you extinguish a small fire. Step 1: P ull the pin. Step 2: A im the nozzle at the base of the fire. Step 3: S queeze the trigger. Step 4: S weep across the area. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Sherry Sydnor learned that spraying over the top of the fire doesn’t do much good—you’ve got to hit the base to smother the fire. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Aim at the base of the fire. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Uh Oh! Water won’t work for this fire (water doesn’t work on combustible liquids such as kerosene or gasoline) or on grease fires. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Emily Kling discovers that the ABC (Class 1) type extinguisher works better than water. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Glenda James learns that you’ve got to get closer to the fire to reach the base. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Andrea Musso moves in to douse the flames. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Patti Golden sweeps the fire area. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Mathew Smidt ensures that the fire is out. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Thus ends the demonstration. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Leave the area, taking keys and medications with you if possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Activate the alarm pull station as you leave the building. </li></ul><ul><li>Notify others as you leave. </li></ul><ul><li>Call 911 to report the emergency AFTER you are safely outside. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a portable fire extinguisher to attempt to extinguish a SMALL fire (small garbage can) IF </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The fire alarm pull station has been activated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>911 has been notified </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You have been trained to use the fire extinguisher </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><ul><li>http://www.auburn.edu/administration/public_safety/emergency/fire_emergencies.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.aamu.edu/portal/page/portal/Prospective_Students/Public_Safety/Emergency_Procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.fire-extinguisher101.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_extinguisher </li></ul></ul>

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