A fire extinguisher for the home is a critical tool for immediate response to potential fire incidents. Compact, portable, and easy to use, it provides a first line of defense, allowing occupants to suppress small fires before they escalate. Typically designed for Class A, B, and sometimes C fires, home fire extinguishers can tackle common combustibles, flammable liquids, and electrical fires. It’s essential to place extinguishers in easily accessible locations, such as the kitchen and near exits. Regular checks, following the P.A.S.S. technique (Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep), and understanding the expiration period contribute to the extinguisher’s effectiveness. Incorporating a fire extinguisher into your home safety plan empowers residents to take immediate action, enhancing overall preparedness and minimizing potential fire damage.
Saturday, 21 March 2020 by Priyadarshini Nayak
Every home must have at least one Fire Extinguisher mounted in an easily accessible spot or kept readily at hand. A fire extinguisher is an important safety product that every home should have (safety at home), and it can even prevent a disaster caused by fire when used properly. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the report reveals that almost half the fires in the home occur in the kitchen, so that’s a good place to start using a fire extinguisher.