We at ivalueSafety.com want to share a post and video by Allstate Insurance regarding the proper use of fire extinguishers per the following:
If you have to use a fire extinguisher inside your home, it can be a hectic, confusing situation, especially if you’ve never used one before. Kidde suggests that homeowners read the instructions and become familiar with the fire extinguisher’s parts and operation before a fire breaks out.
If you’re unsure if it’s safe to use a fire extinguisher, the United States Fire Administration suggests that you alert others, leave the building, and call 911 from a mobile phone. Check out the video below that can help explain when and how to use your fire extinguisher.