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Fire Extinguishers

Fires usually result when three main elements are combined: oxygen, extreme heat, and fuel. The main task of fire extinguishers is to nullify the effect of at least one of these components.

The operation of a fire extinguisher is simple however it must be properly handled in times of emergency. Everybody should know how to properly handle a fire extinguisher or it will be a wasted safety device.

Fire extinguishers are hard and sometimes heavy robust cylinders that contain materials such as water, chemicals or other types of smothering substances that suffocate the responsible component of a fire.

Extinguishers come in different sizes and there are various types, including water extinguishers, carbon dioxide extinguishers and dry chemical or foam extinguishers. Each type of extinguisher is made for a specific type of fire. For instance, water extinguishers can be used only on fire that is fueled by wood or paper; it cannot be used in an electrical or chemical fire. After our site assessment we will recommend which is best for your site.

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