Powering portable generators may involve using fuel from lawn mowers, which should be siphoned with caution to prevent spills, according to this article. This piece enumerates seven tips for storing and transporting gasoline, including keeping it in an appropriate container in a well-ventilated location. If a gasoline fire does occur, use a fire extinguisher -- rather than water -- to put it out, as water would spread the fire.

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