Types of Fire Extinguishers:
GVSU lab fire extinguishers are Type ABC, effective against Types A, B, and C fires.
The average fire extinguisher only operates about 10 seconds. Don't waste it!
HOW TO USE A PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER
Remember the acronym, "P.A.S.S."
P Pull the Pin.
A Aim the 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 the extinguishing agent.