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Here’s why you pay close attention during fire extinguisher training

This is how you fail fire extinguisher training.


Ramon Ramirez

Internet Culture

Posted on Oct 22, 2014   Updated on May 30, 2021, 8:48 am CDT

This is a straightforward one. Here a Japanese woman struggles with the mechanics of a fire extinguisher. It’s the best.

Easy there, her ethnicity and gender have nothing to do with why this is funny and do not speak to any larger narrative about society. In fact, YouTube history is littered with dumb men applying their sub-optimal aptitude to the iconic red can.

Look, however harmless and accidental, a fumbled fire extinguisher switch flip is always funny.

HT Live Leak | Photo via Potamos Photography/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Oct 22, 2014, 9:10 pm CDT