4th Year of On-Hand Fire Extinguisher Training

4th Year of On-Hand Fire Extinguisher Training

4th Year of On-Hand Fire Extinguisher Training

  • October 17 2019

October is known for cooler temperatures, pumpkins, pumpkin spiced coffees and Fire Prevention! October is recognized as Fire Prevention Month! The goal is to raise awareness about fire safety and to help be prepared in the event of an emergency.

Hutchins staff members observed Fire Prevention Day with their on hands fire extinguisher training. Trainer Donald “Rilo” Michael conducted the training with a classroom session on the stages of a fire and types of fire extinguishers. Staff members completed the training with on hands use of a fire extinguisher on a controlled fire.

Trainer Rilo Michael explaining the value of fire extinguisher training

Rilo demonstrating proper handling of a fire extinguisher using the PASS method

Set up for the live fire. Staff member Ricky Simmons assisting

Staff member Steve Cason takes his turn putting out the fire

Staff members waiting their turn to put out the fire

L to R: Lisa Simmons, Ricky Simmons, Barbara Wiseman, Sheryl Swisher, Zac Wells

Staff members asking questions of their trainer

L to R: Eleanor Jeffers, Theresa Harris, Donna Davies, Paige Johnson, Rilo, Brian Bergey

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