Who made the first fire extinguisher?

Answer The first fire extinguisher invented was by Ambrose Godfrey in 1723. He designed a small wooden barrel to put fire extinguisher mix within. Around the same time, Zachary Greyl is credited with comi... 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 »

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 »

What is an abc fire extinguisher?

Every home should have at least one fire extinguisher in it; one per floor is the recommendation. Fire extinguishers should be kept in plain sight in the areas that are most susceptible to fires, s... Read More »

What does a fire extinguisher contain?

Water extinguishers are filled with water and pressurized air. These are good for class A fires. Dry chemical extinguishers contain sodium bicarbonate, potassium bicarbonate or monoammonium phospha... Read More »