Auto Vehicle Fires: Be Prepared In Case of Emergency

Few drivers think of a fire extinguisher as a critical component of their car safety kit. A fire extinguisher within reach inside the vehicle can be useful in an emergency or to quickly put out a small, smoldering fire.

Vehicle Fire Safety Tips

  • Make sure that everyone has exited the vehicle.
  • Use your extinguisher only to keep a small, smoldering, contained fire from growing or to create a safe pathway from the vehicle.
  • Read the instructions and become familiar with your fire extinguisher’s parts and operation BEFORE a fire breaks out.
  • Remember the “PASS” method: