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How to Select the Right Portable Fire Extinguisher

Posted by Dave Orner

When thinking about how to select the right fire extinguisher, ask, "What type of fire is burning?" It is extremely important to have the proper fire extinguisher for the type of fire that is burning. Many people assume that a fire extinguisher will put out any type of fire and this is not the case. Specific types of fires require a specific type of fire extinguisher. Some fire extinguishers will leave a powder mess behind and damage sensitive equipment, while other fire extinguishers will leave hardly a trace and not damage sensitive equipment such as computers. In order to help you select the right fire extinguisher, this article will explore the different types of fires and the correct type of fire extinguisher to use.

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Tags: Fire Extinguishers

Fire Safety for Kids: 10 Free Resources to Teach Your Kids

Posted by Dave Orner

According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA):

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Tags: Home Fire Safety, Fire Safety for Kids

9 Home Fire Safety And Protection Tips You Should Know

Posted by Dave Orner

Fire incidences within the home have been on the rise over the past couple of years. Lots of lives and property have been lost in the process and this is a clear indication that most families are not observing the preventive measures. How do you protect your home from a fire? In this article, we’ll discuss home fire safety and protection tips that are critical for your family's safety.

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Tags: Fire Suppression Systems, Fire Extinguishers, Home Fire Safety

10 Restaurant Fire Protection Tips

Posted by Dave Orner

Restaurants are at a high risk for a small fire to fly out of control. Cooking oils, paper products, electrical connections, cleaning chemicals, hot equipment and open flames all make the areas susceptible to fire. A light fire can lead to destruction of property, loss of revenue and even permanent closure of an establishment.

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Tags: Restaurant Fire Protection, Fire Suppression Systems, Fire Extinguishers

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