NBFC 2022 Publication

117 Cooking Tips: Fire Safety For Teens 1. Know where the fire extinguishers are. • Fire extinguishers should be strategically placed around the house, with an all-purpose one near the kitchen that can be used on grease and electrical fires. • Home fire extinguishers are labeled with letters. B refers to flammable liquids like grease, gasoline, and oil. A multi-purpose fire extinguisher for the kitchen will be labeled A-B-C. 2. Practice using a fire extinguisher before there’s an emergency. • Teach your kids the acronym PASS: Pull,Aim, Squeeze, Sweep. • Practice outside! They’ll actually enjoy this safety lesson.What’s not to like about pretending to be a fire fighter, spraying powder everywhere, and making a huge mess? continued on page 119.