How many fire extinguishers does a person need?

Answer 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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How many fire extinguishers do I need in my building?

The number of fire extinguishers you will need depends on the laws of your area. Generally, you need a fire extinguisher for every 75 feet of travelable area in your building, but some areas have l... Read More »

How many fire extinguishers are required?

The National Fire Protection Association requires that commercial and large residential buildings, such as apartments, have a fire extinguisher every 75 feet traveled distance on each floor of the ... Read More »

How many feet between fire extinguishers?

Occupational Safety & Health Administration requirements state that travel distance between fire extinguishers shall not exceed 75 feet for work spaces containing ordinary combustibles such as wood... Read More »

How many different types of fire extinguishers are there?

Because not all fires are the same, different types of fire extinguishers were developed. There are five different types of fire extinguishers. Each type is designed to fight fires fueled by differ... Read More »