OPERATING AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT (continued)
Dome lights may be operated only if MASTER switch is on.
Blue-green light on - turn lever fully clockwise.
White light on - press safety latch and turn lever
counterclockwise past stop.
Both lights off - position lever in center.
Portable Fire Extinguisher CO2 Operation
l For drivers/crew compartment fires, perform EMERGENCY
PROCEDURES (p. 2-231).
l Remain CALM. Avoid breathing CO2. It may quickly cause
rapid breathing, loss of consciousness, and suffocation.
Quickly exit vehicle if situation permits. If unable to exit,
ventilate to remove the extinguisher gas. The driver is at the
greatest risk. Ventilate the vehicle before reentry. Failure to
follow this emergency procedure can result in serious injury
or death to personnel.
l Fire extinguisher CO2can cause severe burns. Do not touch
the cone when using fire extinguisher or discharge directly
l Handle fire extinguisher carefully. Do not bang or drop
Pull two latches (4) to release fire extinguisher (3).
Remove fire extinguisher (3).
Break safety wire and remove ring pin (1).
Aim discharge nozzle (5) at base of flames.
Squeeze trigger (2) to operate and direct the
discharge at fire until extinguished.
After extinguishing flames, operate ventilation
blower (p. 2-188) to clear vehicle.