Fire extinguishers, your first line of defense.
Questions about fire extinguishers – what size and type do I need? How many fire extinguishers should I get for my building, will the type of extinguishers that I will get are qualify and regulated by the safety laws?, and where should I put them? Well, that is when we appear in your life, our licensed technicians and knowledgeable staff help you choose the correct extinguisher for your unit. We can also provide with a plan for your property to locate the extinguishers. City of Angels Monthly Fire Extinguisher Inspections and Annual Maintenance help reduce the risk of fire minor and major damages to your facility, serious injuries to your employees and customers, and fines for fire code noncompliance. [note color=”#ff8c8c”] US Fire Administration recommends that only those trained in the proper use and maintenance of fire extinguishers consider using them when appropriate. [/note] The use of a fire extinguisher in the hands of a trained adult can be a life and property saving tool. However, a majority of adults have not had fire extinguisher training and may not know how and when to use them.
Fire Extinguisher Types and Fire Types.
Different types of fires require different types of extinguishers. For example, a grease fire and an electrical fire require the use of different extinguishing agents to be effective and safely put the fire out. Basically, there are five different types of extinguishing agents. Most fire extinguishers display symbols to show the kind of fire on which they are to be used.