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REAL LIFE / YOUR LIFE

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H. Read instructions. Use body language to demonstrate how to pull, aim, squeeze, and sweep. Discuss why you should have a fire extinguisher in your J why it’s important house Jand to check the expiration date. EXPANSION: If your class is in a public place, see if there is a fire extinguisher so you can point out the parts.

Read the directions for how to use a fire extinguisher. Answer the questions. Most fire extinguishers use the P.A.S.S. technique.

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PULL...

Pull the pin. This will also break the tamper seal.

2

AIM...

Aim low, pointing the extinguisher nozzle (or its horn or hose) at the base of the fire.

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SQUEEZE... Squeeze the handle to release the extinguishing agent.

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SWEEP...

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Sweep from side to side at the base of the fire until it appears to be out.

What do you pull?

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WHEN IN DOUBT, EVACUATE IMMEDIATELY.

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Where do you point it? __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________

Where do you sweep?

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What do you squeeze?

Do you have a fire extinguisher in your home? ________ Check the expiration date.

Read the online post and comments. Answer the questions.

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1. What happened when Jon was making dinner? ____________________________________________

2. What was Mary doing?

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I. KK Read the instructions. Explain what is meant by “online post.” NOTE: #3 could be yes or no. It doesn’t talk about whether he got hurt or not. It just says no broken bones.

3. Did anyone get hurt?

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4. What happened to Randy’s grandpa?

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5. Did he break any bones?

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Answer Key: H. 1. the pin 2. the base of the fire 3. the handle 4. side to side at the base of the fire I. 1. He heard an ambulance. 2. She was working out. 3. Unknown 4. He fell down the stairs. 5. No, he didn’t. 20

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