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 Who invented the first auto fire extinguisher?

Answer 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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When was the fire extinguisher invented?

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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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?

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 »
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What is a 40-B fire extinguisher?

The primitive design of the fire extinguisher dates back to the 1700s. The 40-B fire extinguisher, one of four classes of fire extinguishers, is regulated by codes and standards, provided by the Na... Read More »
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