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 Who patented a fire extinguisher in 1872?

Answer The fire extinguisher was first patented in 1872 by Thomas J. Martin of Dowagiac, Michigan. An important black American inventor, Martin had designed a system of pipes and valves that would pump wa... Read More »
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Who patented the fire extinguisher in 1872?

Thomas J. Martin, an African-American inventor from Michigan, patented the fire extinguisher on March 26th, 1872. It was an improvement upon what was then an existing fire extinguisher patented nin... Read More »
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What black American got a patent for a fire extinguisher in 1872?

Thomas J. Martin, a black American from Dowagiac, Michigan, invented a method of constructing pipes and valves that would pump water from a reservoir directly to burning buildings, describing this ... Read More »
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Who patented the fire extinguisher?

Ambrose Godfrey, a chemist, patented the first fire extinguisher in 1723 in England. Godfrey's extinguisher was a flask that held a flame-extinguishing liquid that was scattered by means of an inne... 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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