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 When was the fire extinguisher invented?

Answer The fire extinguisher as we know it was first used in 1819. It was created by Captain George William Manby, was made from copper and used potassium carbonate to douse flames.Source:Firesafe: Histor... Read More »
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Who invented the first auto fire extinguisher?

The first automatic fire extinguisher was invented by English chemist Ambrose Godfrey in 1723. Fuses within the device created a small explosion of gunpowder in the event of a fire. This explosion ... Read More »
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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 »
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Where should you aim a fire extinguisher's stream when extinguishing a fire?

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What does fire extinguisher mean?

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