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How to use a fire extinguisher?

Updated: Jul 17

Most of us have seen a fire extinguisher before and perhaps even see it being used before. However, few actually knows how to operate it safely and we are here to give you a short lesson on it!


All fire extinguisher are manufacture with written instruction on how to operate it during emergency. -__-, who is going to read them in emergency?!?! Thus, all our Alestair SG extinguisher comes with graphic instruction so you can just look at the picture to follow the steps.


There are basically only 4 steps which is simplify into (P.A.S.S.)

P: Pull (Pin) Pull pin at the top of the extinguisher, breaking the seal. ...

A: Aim at the base of fire. Approach the fire standing at a safe distance. About 3 metre will be great

S: Squeeze. Squeeze the handles together to discharge the extinguishing agent inside.

S: Sweep around to cover all the base




Take note: If the fire becomes too big and out of control, please step away and call for help.


Below is a short YouTube video of how to use the fire extinguisher in case of emergency.


Stay safe always!


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