Section IV. OPERATION OF AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT
2-30. OPERATION OF FIRE EXTINGUISHER
Should a fire develop on the locomotive, do not
breathe toxic fumes from cabon dioxide fire
extinguishers. Fumes are toxic.
The extinguisher contains gas under pressure
and must never be dropped, handled roughly, or
exposed to extreme heat. The gas can cause
suffocation. Spaces in which this gas has been
before they are reentered by the operating
The locomotive has two fire
extinguishers. One is in the cab
below the handbrake. The other
one is attached to the back of the
door in the front of the locomotive
below the headlight.
Remove fire extinguisher (1) from bracket (2).
Hold fire extinguisher (1) upright. Break seal (3)
and pull safety pin (4). Point nozzle (5) toward
base of fire.
Press top lever (6), discharging chemical at
base of fire using a side-to-side motion.
After using fire extinguisher (1), notify unit
maintenance that you need a replacement for
the used extinguisher.