The portable fire extinguisher (Item 7, Table 2, WP 0031) contains "dry powder" and is intended for use extinguishing local
fires inside or outside the machine.
Dry-powder fire extinguishers can cause suffocation. Exit the machine immediately after
discharging fire extinguisher. Handle fire extinguisher carefully. Do not bang or drop the cylinder.
Failure to follow this warning may result in injury or death to personnel.
Remove extinguisher (Figure 94, Item 1) from its stowage bracket (Figure 94, Item 2).
Hold the extinguisher upright, and remove safety pin (Figure 94, Item 3) which will snap the tamper-proof seal (Figure 94,
Stand back from the fire a safe distance and aim, wherever possible, at the base of the fire.
Keeping the extinguisher upright, squeeze the triggers (Figure 94, Item 5) together to discharge and sweep from side to
side to cover the whole area of the fire. Move closer as the fire is extinguished but not so close as to scatter burning mate-
rial. Release the triggers to stop the discharge as soon as the fire is extinguished.
Watch out for re-ignition and use any remaining powder to extinguish.
At the first opportunity, notify Field Maintenance about a discharged fire extinguisher.
Figure 94. Fire Extinguisher