Fire Extinguisher - Mounted
A fire extinguisher is an absolute necessity in any business and that especially includes a hot dog cart business
Your fire extinguisher could end up saving your hot dog cart or even your life.
The typical steps for operating a fire extinguisher (described by the acronym "PASS") are the following:
- P - Pull the safety pin
- A - Aim the nozzle at the base of the fire, from a safe distance (about six feet away)
- S - Squeeze the handle
- S - Sweep the extinguisher from side to side while aiming at the base of the fire
There are various types of extinguishers, which are used for different types of fires; using the wrong type can worsen the fire hazard, but using the right one can better the situation. Please note: Get out, stay out, call the fire brigade out.
Check out a video on the proper use of a fire extinguisher by visiting this link: