If you own a CO2, water, or a Class K fire extinguisher…this blog post is for you.
When it comes to ensuring the safety and functionality of a CO2, water, or Class K fire extinguisher, hydrostatic testing is performed to ensure the fire extinguishers cylinder can hold the pressure needed to function properly when called into action.
When outdoor fires occur, they pose a very real danger to everyone. Not only can they take a toll in terms of human lives, but these fires regularly cause extensive damage in towns and cities.
When they are not efficiently handled, they can spread, causing even more damage to the surrounding area. Fires, as they occur in the wild land and urban interface, have frequently appeared in news reports in recent years.
A smoke detector is a must have gadget for homes and other commercial buildings. Even in states that do not require homeowners to have at least one smoke alarm per home, this device is still an essential gadget that can alert people of a fire. The presence of properly installed and working smoke alarms can help home occupants evacuate a building and contact fire departments to contain the fire when the alarm goes off.
When it comes to fires in the U.S., the question typically starts very broadly…guessing thousands, hundreds of thousands, or even millions.
What is your guess for fires in the U.S.?
As with most troubling subjects, there tends to be a mindset of “that won’t happen to me.” Maybe it is a denial or maybe it is just a avoidance at addressing really important topics.
No matter the reason, there can be no doubt that identifying trends and statistics of fire victims can help us gain another level of understanding of fires and how to prevent them.
In this post we will look at characteristics of home fire victims.
Fires are a constant hazard for buildings, causing tremendous damage in both human lives and property costs. Fortunately, however, as technology advances, so too do methods of effective indoor fire fighting.
Today, almost every building is equipped with a fire extinguisher, designed to give the power and safety of fire prevention to all residents. What many people may not know, however, is that fire extinguishers were not always the safe and easy to use devices that we know them to be today.
Fire extinguishers help save lives and protect people’s homes and belongings. However, cleaning up the fire extinguisher residue can be a tedious process. There are several steps you will need to take in order to clean up the residue. Below are some tips that will help you get rid of the fire extinguisher residue:
This post is going to assume that you have a proper fire extinguisher in your home and that you also have it properly maintained, meaning inspected and refilled if previously used. Following is the PASS guideline for putting out a fire.
There are 4-steps to remember when it comes time to use your fire extinguisher. They are easy to remember if you just remember PASS.
Every family needs a plan for fire protection. While it is very important to work toward fire prevention in order to prevent a potential disaster before it starts, you should ask, “what would you and your family do in case a fire happens to break out?”
Will your family know how to suppress the fire and get out if the fire spreads too fast to be contained? There are many things to consider when you come up with a fire protection plan for your family. You need to consider fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, and an overall disaster plan for your family.
If a cooking fire broke out in your Dallas area home, would you know how to put it out? Do you own a fire extinguisher? If you do, do you know how to use it? Fire Extinguisher ownership and knowledge of use it could save your life.