Fire Extinguishers are not designed to fight large or spreading fires.
Look for the Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) label
Fire Extinguishers are labelled to show the class of fire they can extinguish
Learn how to inspect your Fire Extinguisher by following your Fire Extinguisher\'s manual
Always follow the manufacturer\'s instructions for maintenance
If you have a rechargeable Fire Extinguisher have it recharged after every use
For disposable Fire Extinguisher have it replaced after every use
Fire Extinguishers should not be placed near stoves or any heating appliances or sources
Don't fight a fire in any other cirumstance. Leave the building immediately, close off the area and call 9-1-1 from a neighbour's homeUse the P-A-S-S system when fighting a fire with a Fire Extinguisher.
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