2-6. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE (CONT).
Do not hang fire extinguisher where you would
have to walk through a possible fire to reach it.
Do not hang the fire extinguisher in an
extremely hot or cold location. (Check unit
name plate for exact temperature limitations).
Never throw it in a fire as it could explode.
(3) Hang the fire extinguisher in an accessible location with the top 3-1/2 to 5 feet (1.25 to 1.75 meters) above the
floor near an exit.
The gasoline lantern must be suspended from a
frame member of the tent. Allow a minimum of 12
inches (305 mm) between the top of the lantern and
the tent liner or fabric. (See TM 10-8340-224-13&P).
Place lanterns so that they will not be knocked down
by, or cause injury to personnel walking through the
(4) For night operation place the lantern in a convenient location as follows:
(a) In the area selected for the lantern, locate a position in the tent where a header and an arch are secured
(b) Allow a minimum of 12 inches (305 mm) between the top of the lantern and liner or fabric, and secure the
lantern to the header.
(c) When the lantern is not required, turn it off and let it cool down.
b. Storage Rack Assembly. The storage rack assembly (1) may be used as a single rack unit with a front cover (2)
or as a set (3) stacked in two or three units with the front cover (2) used as a shelf piece.