When did french c. hopffer invent the fire extinguisher?

Answer On October 19, 1722, English chemist French C. Hopffer patented an automatic fire extinguisher that filled with fire extinguishing fluid. It was activated by igniting a container of gunpowder that ... Read More »

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How many fire fighters go in a fire truck during a fire?

It depends upon what type of truck and the mission assigned to it. Many pumpers that have water and hose are manned with between 3 and 5 firefighters. Ladder trucks usually have 4 or 5 and rescues ... Read More »

What is the best way to start a fire in a fire place with real wood?

1. shred newspaper into strips, crumple it and make a medium pile, this must be enough paper to keep burning to get all of the small wood started. It needs at least enough starter material to last ... Read More »

What type of fire extinguisher should be used on a gasoline fire?

Only a class B fire extinguisher should be used on a gasoline fire. Household and auto extinguishers usually have a B-C rating. Some are A-B-C rated. Never spray water on a gasoline fire.Fire Exti... Read More »

Where should you aim a fire extinguisher's stream when extinguishing a fire?

Fire extinguishers are prolific in today's society, however, few people are properly educated on their use and operation. Familiarizing yourself with commonly used fire extinguishers will help you ... Read More »