Portable Fire Extinguisher CO2
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.
Fire extinguisher CO2 can cause severe burns. Do not touch
the cone when using fire extinguisher or discharge directly
Handle fire extinguisher carefully. Do not bang or drop
Immediately notify othercrew members, particularly the driver, of fire detection and intent
to use the portable extinguisher CO2.
If vent door will not open or blower motor does not operate
in ventilation mode, the driver should open drivers hatch
and othercrew members should open the remaining hatches
The driver must immediately pull down on air duct control handle (1) to open the vent door
and turn VENTILATOR BLOWER switch (2) to EXHAUST.