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National Fire Safety Month

Master Sgt. David Maupin, 131st Fire Department fire chief, shows examples of dry chemicals inside ABC fire extinguishers and dry powder inside BC fire extinguishers during the classroom portion of the Fire Extinguisher Class Oct. 4.  The class emphasized fire safety during National Fire Safety Month. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Donnelly)

Master Sgt. David Maupin, 131st Fire Department fire chief, shows examples of dry chemicals inside ABC fire extinguishers and dry powder inside BC fire extinguishers during the classroom portion of the Fire Extinguisher Class Oct. 4. The class emphasized fire safety during National Fire Safety Month. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Donnelly)

Senior Airman Salvo Parenti, 131st Fire Department fire fighter, lights the fire pit for the hands-on portion of the Fire Extinguisher Class Oct. 4.  The class allowed the participants to practice using a fire extinguisher in a controlled environment to become comfortable with using an extinguisher in a real emergency. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Donnelly)

Senior Airman Salvo Parenti, 131st Fire Department fire fighter, lights the fire pit for the hands-on portion of the Fire Extinguisher Class Oct. 4. The class allowed the participants to practice using a fire extinguisher in a controlled environment to become comfortable with using an extinguisher in a real emergency. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Donnelly)

Master Sgt. David Maupin, 131st Fire Department fire chief, teaches Lt. Col. William Morales, 231st Civil Engineering Flight section chief, how to use the fire extinguisher to help put out a fire Oct. 4.  Sergeant Maupin explained, in a real situation if the fire extinguisher does not put out the fire do not keep trying to fight it, leave it for the fire fighters. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Donnelly)

Master Sgt. David Maupin, 131st Fire Department fire chief, teaches Lt. Col. William Morales, 231st Civil Engineering Flight section chief, how to use the fire extinguisher to help put out a fire Oct. 4. Sergeant Maupin explained, in a real situation if the fire extinguisher does not put out the fire do not keep trying to fight it, leave it for the fire fighters. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Donnelly)