fire blanket


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fire blanket

n
(Tools) a large blanket-like piece of fire-resistant material such as fibreglass used in smothering a fire
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sammutuspeite
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Officers visited the house in multiple occupation (HMO) in Small Heath in November and discovered there was no interlinked fire alarm, fire doors or fire blanket, and a lack of fire separation in the building.
The bag includes a first-aid kit, a life jacket, a paddle, a fire blanket, lamps, mechanical tools and a navigation device.'
With charcoal fast becoming a rare commodity following the recent logging ban and the government's effort to save trees and kerosene now costing as much as diesel the PayGo entrepreneurs' innovation has found favour with its target mass market as it aims to net 5,000 clients in the next two years.The model, which involves supplying a new user with a cylinder, a regulator and pipe, a two-burner stove and a fire blanket as well as some safety training as they pay gradually to own them over time, will be replicated in other cities in Africa.
Cover the burning pan by placing the nearest thick lid on the pan or cover it with a fire blanket. When a fire breaks out in the trash-bin, cover the burning trash-bin immediately with a damp cloth so as to prevent oxygen from augmenting the fire.
Protection from fire in the kitchen *When fire breaks out in the oil pan, cover the burning pan with a fire blanket in order to isolate the source of the oxygen and avoid pouring water into an oil pan as it will ignite the fire.
The event targets the visitors of the walkway who are taught how to use different fire extinguishers and the fire blanket. The team has also distributed awareness publications and gifts.
If a fire is small, try to put it out yourself using water, a fire extinguisher or a fire blanket. However, if the flames are still burning after 30 seconds, you should leave the building immediately.
"One male used a fire blanket prior to arrival of the fire service and suffered effects of smoke and minor burns to hand."
Every house must have a fire extinguisher or a fire blanket and every member must know how to use them.
Special mention also to Jake Wood (Max) for hamming it up with that fire blanket like he was back on Strictly with his cape, doing the paso doble to Black Betty.
Council officers found many defects in the building including no working fire detection, no emergency lighting, insufficient fire doors and no fire blanket.
For his part, Director of Public Relations and Media at the KFSD Colonel Khalil Al-Amir urged national and expatriates to take all measures to prevent the dangers of fire and the need of an extinguisher and fire blanket. (end) mdm.tg KUNA 261514 Feb 13NNNN