Can class k fire extinguishers be used on any type of fire?

Answer 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 »

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 »

Who certifies fire extinguishers?

The National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors (NAFED) and the International Code Council administer certification for fire extinguishers. The organizations cooperate to perform the Portab... Read More »

How Often Are Fire Extinguishers Maintenanced?

Fire extinguishers are present in most places of business and homes. It is important to keep fire extinguishers maintained in case of an emergency. Different companies are available to check and ma... Read More »