OPERATE PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER.
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS:
Operate Portable Fire Extinguishers
Tools and special Tools
Portable fire extinguishers (2) (item 12, Table 2, WP
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Two portable fire extinguishers are located in the vehicle, one each on the right and left rear sides of the crew
compartment. They contain carbon dioxide and are used to extinguish local fires inside or outside the vehicle.
CO2fire extinguisher can cause suffocation and severe burns. Exit vehicle immediately after
discharging fire exitnguisher. Handle fire extinguisher carefully. Do not bang or drop the
cylinder. Failure to comply may result in injury or DEATH to personnel.
1. Pull latch (1) and remove fire extinguisher from mounting bracket (2).
2. Pull safety pin (3).
3. Point cone (4) at base of fire.
4. Squeeze handle (5).
Do not touch cone when using fire extinguisher. Hands may be severely burned. Failure to
comply may result in injury to personnel.
5. Exit vehicle immediately after discharging fire extinguisher.
6. Have unit maintenance replace discharged fire extinguishers.
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