How To Use A Fire Extinguisher In Your Home

In 2006, in the U.S., a person died in an in-home fire every 2 hours, 42 minutes, on average; someone was injured every 32 minutes. Nearly $7 billion of property damage was caused.

In this 2-minute video from Lowe’s, you’ll get a basic education on fire extinguishers:

  • How to pick the right fire extinguisher for the right job
  • Where to place fire extinguishers in a home
  • How to use the “PASS” technique on a fire

Keeping your household safe from fire requires preparation, and part of that preparation is keeping fire extinguishers on-hand, and ready for use.  Fire deaths are preventable — make sure your home is properly equipped.