Here are a few fire extinguisher maintenance tips and recommendations that will help you be better prepared to use this fire safety tool. There are five primary types of fire extinguishers each designed to put out a specific kind of fire.
Get Out and Stay Out! There is no trinket box, photo album, or even family pet that’s worth you dying. The truth of the matter is: Smoke Inhalation is the most common cause of death in house fires.
According to the U.S. Fire Administration, “Winter home fires account for only 8% of the total number of fires in the U.S., but result in 30% of all fire deaths.” Injuring over 16,000 and killing more than 3,000 people each year, the most common causes of house fires can be truly devastating – and preventable.
Brigade Fire Protection, along with the CDC recommends the following simple steps to protect your family from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Fire sprinkler systems operate on a simple cause and effect principle. So it stands to reason that fire system maintenance should be simple, too.