Volume IV, Issue 3
2d Lt Chris Arhutick C/2d Lt Joe Currall
Cadet Ayla Griffith SM A’Jay Rivers
2d Lt Ryan Rothmeyer C/Amn Timothy Sizemore
C/Amn Nik Steele C/CMSgt Eric Tibbits
SM Donald Wentworth 1st Lt Terry Williams
C/SrA Jordon Bartlow
Congratulations to C/2d Lt Jonathan Peterson
Cadet Peterson was promoted from C/CMSgt to Lieutenant this month.
Many new experiences are open to Cadet officers, and a majority of cadetshave their best experiences in CAP after leaving the NCO ranks. There areopportunities available only to Cadet officers, and, with all other things be-ing equal, the Cadet with the higher grade is usually selected for an activity .
Class A Extinguishers
will put out fires inordinary combustibles, such as wood and paper. Thenumerical rating for this class of fire extinguisher re-fers to the amount of water the fire extinguisher holdsand the amount of fire it will extinguish.
Class B Extinguishers
should be used onfires involving flammable liquids, such as grease,gasoline, oil, etc. The numerical rating for this class of fire extinguisher states the approximate number of square feet of a flammable liquid fire that a non-expert person can expect to extinguish.
Class C Extinguishers
are suitable for use onelectrically energized fires. This class of fire extin-guishers does not have a numerical rating. The pres-ence of the letter “C” indicates that the extinguishingagent is non-conductive.
Safety Briefing - Fire Extinguisher Use and Safety
Have you ever seen a fire extinguisher? Chances are, you have. But, did you know that different extinguishers are used for different types of fires? Do you know how to use one if the need arises? Below is a box with a summary of the types of ex-tinguishers and the symbols used to identify them.Even though extinguishers come in a number of shapes and sizes, they all operate in a similar manner. Here's an easy acro-nym for fire extinguisher use:
P A S S
the pin at the top of the extin-guisher that keeps the handle from being accidentally pressed.
the nozzle toward the base of the fire.Stand approximately 8 feet awayfrom the fire and
the handleto discharge the extinguisher. If yourelease the handle, the discharge willstop.
the nozzle back and forth atthe base of the fire. After the fireappears to be out, watch it carefullysince it may re-ignite!
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