How about your smoke
alarm, when was the last time you changed the battery (s)? You should
test your smoke alarm(s) once a month. By checking your smoke alarm
every month you will know if someone borrows the smoke detector batteries
for their remote control. You will also know that your alarm is still
Replace smoke alarm
batteries at least once a year. If you notice a chirping noise, it is
your smoke alarm telling you it is time to change the batteries.
extinguishers are your first line of defense in case of a fire. Know
the location of the closest fire extinguisher. Do not try to use a fire
extinguisher unless you have been trained in its use. Learn which fire
extinguisher to use.
A Fire Extinguisher - Is used on wood, paper, cloth, cardboard and most ordinary
B Fire Extinguisher - Is used on flammable liquids, such as oils, solvents, greases
C Fire Extinguisher - Is used on energized electrical equipment (connected to a power
source) such as electrical boxes, microwave oven, coffee pot or toaster.
Never use water on this kind of fire.
D Fire Extinguisher - Is used on combustible metals.
To Use A Portable Fire Extinguisher
P = Pull the pin.
A = Aim extinguisher nozzle at the base
of the flames.
S = Squeeze
trigger while holding the extinguisher upright.
S = Sweep the extinguisher from side
to side, covering the area of the fire with extinguisher contents.
Case Of Fire
It! - Report the fire immediately
no matter what size of the fire.
It! - If a fire is small, and you have an safe exit, you may try
to fight it after you report
It! - If the fire is large escape is your best choice.