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How To Maintain a Fire Extinguisher

December 1, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Keeping fire extinguishers on hand is important to prevent fires in homes and businesses. Having the fire extinguisher present, however, is not enough. It is also essential that you keep fire extinguishers maintained properly. This quick guide will provide you with some information on to maintain a fire extinguisher. Fire Extinguisher Facts To Know Having some working knowledge of fire extinguishers is important to ensure that you have the right equipment for your needs. You should be aware that the USFA has determined that the following types of fire extinguishers are to be used on the following types of blazes:... View Article

Is Stop Drop and Roll Still Taught?

April 15, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you grew up in the early 90s and 2000s (or had kids in school at the time), you might remember the classic “stop drop and roll” advice spread throughout the country in fire safety drills. For those who need a little refresher, “stop, drop, and roll” was a method for extinguishing a fire if your clothes caught the flames. Fire safety instructors taught children to pause where they were (stop), drop onto the ground (drop), and roll around on the ground until the flames were put out (roll). The simple little phrase made it easy for children and adults... View Article