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 How are fire extinguishers rated?

Answer Fire extinguisher manufacturers use a rating system to designate the types of fires for which particular devices are best suited. Merely blasting pressurized water on a fire fails to safely battle ... Read More »
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Can class k fire extinguishers be used on any type of fire?

The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) rates Class K fire extinguishers for commercial kitchen fires. The extinguisher contains a potassium acetate agent ideal for smothering grease fires. The ... Read More »
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Fire Extinguishers Recommended by Fire Departments?

Fire extinguishers are very useful safety tools in both putting out fires and slowing them down to allow for a safe escape from the building. There are different types of fire extinguishers that wo... Read More »
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What is the name of a gas used in fire extinguishers?

Most gas-based fire extinguishers contain halon, a non-combustible, non-corrosive, stable gas. Halon works by reacting with the key ingredients in a fire (fuel, oxygen and spark or ignition) and th... Read More »
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How many fire extinguishers does a person need?

Homeowners should have at least one centrally located fire extinguisher and should consider purchasing one for the kitchen, one for each main exit route (or each floor), one for the garage or works... Read More »
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