Application of Portable Fire Extinguishers

Given a selection of portable extinguishers, full personal protective equipment, and a controlled instructional environment, the student will be able to demonstrate the proper techniques of inspecting, selecting, and using portable extinguishers...


1. APW - # _____ Type _____ Currently tested ___ yes ___ no

2. Pump tanks - # _____ Type _____ Currently tested ___ yes ___ no

3. Dry chemical - # _____ Type _____ Currently tested ___ yes ___ no

4. Dry powder - # _____ Type _____ Currently tested ___ yes ___ no

5. Halon - # _____ Type _____ Currently tested ___ yes ___ no

6. Foam - # _____ Type _____ Currently tested ___ yes ___ no

Part II

What types of fire would you be equipped to extinguish based upon the aforementioned inventory that you conducted on your apparatus?

Part III

In the presence of a senior firefighter, company officer, or training officer, demonstrate the simulated extinguishment of a Class A, B, C, and D fire. Also, don the pump tank and demonstrate how to extinguish a Class A fire using water. Refill after use.

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Student (please print name) Signature

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Company Officer (please print name) Signature

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