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Home Safety Tip: Make Sure Your Fire Extinguisher Is Charged…

Inspect your fire extinguishers on a regular basis, at least once per month. Making sure that they are working properly is critical to safety in an emergency. When checking your fire extinguisher, make sure it is: accessible charged (the needle is in the green zone) free from any obstructions, moving freely intact: the seal tamper […]

Home Safety Tip: Do You Have The Right Fire Extinguisher?

Oxygen, heat, fuel make up the three sides of the fire triangle. Without one, the fire will not continue to burn. The main principle behind firefighting is to take away one of these elements.  Different types of fire extinguishers remove one of these elements out of the equation. Because there are different materials that provide […]