Fire Extinguishers

  1. #211 – Guide to Fire Extinguisher Clean-Up

    #211 – Guide to Fire Extinguisher Clean-Up
    The chemicals used can make a big difference in approaches to fire extinguisher clean-up The red canisters hanging throughout apartment complexes, schools, or workplaces may all look the same—but what's inside them can vary a great deal. A fire extinguisher's contents have a big impact not only on what fires it can fight but on how hard it'll be to...
  2. #207 – What Does the Number on a Fire Extinguisher Mean?

    #207 – What Does the Number on a Fire Extinguisher Mean?
    Using the wrong extinguisher can make a fire significantly worse. QRFS explains what the numbers on a fire extinguisher mean—as well as the letters—and what they indicate about its suitability against certain types of fires. To read and understand extinguisher labels like a pro, read on.
  3. #203 – Car Fire Extinguishers Vastly Increase Safety—and They are Required on Some Vehicle Types

    #203 – Car Fire Extinguishers Vastly Increase Safety—and They are Required on Some Vehicle Types
    Learn where and if car fire extinguishers are required in personal and commercial vehicles, as well as which types put out common vehicle fires.
  4. #180 – A Guide to Home Fire Extinguishers: Types and Placement

    #180 – A Guide to Home Fire Extinguishers: Types and Placement
    Every 88 seconds, a home in the United States catches fire. QRFS provides an overview of home fire extinguishers, explaining extinguisher types, sizes, ratings, and other key recommendations for their selection and strategic placement in the home.
  5. #159 – How Soon Do I Need to Fix Problems with Fire Extinguishers and Cabinets?

    #159 – How Soon Do I Need to Fix Problems with Fire Extinguishers and Cabinets?
    Portable fire extinguishers are an effective tool for putting out fires in their earliest stages. QRFS explains how NFPA extinguisher inspections provide building owners and their staff with timelines for fixing problems with fire extinguishers and cabinets.
  6. #148 – Fire Codes for Business: The Business Occupancy

    #148 – Fire Codes for Business: The Business Occupancy
    Follow the right fire codes for business that govern fire sprinklers, fire alarms, fire extinguishers, and safe food service operations if your organization is classified as a business occupancy.
  7. #130 – When and Where Should Fire Extinguishers Be Installed? A Practical Guide for Building Owners

    #130 – When and Where Should Fire Extinguishers Be Installed? A Practical Guide for Building Owners
    Well-placed fire extinguishers are extremely effective at putting out small fires. QRFS reviews NFPA Fire Code and Standards for Portable Extinguishers for guidance on which buildings need fire extinguishers and where they are required.
  8. #85 - Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall 2017: Quick Reference Guide for Fire Extinguisher Owners

    #85 - Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall 2017: Quick Reference Guide for Fire Extinguisher Owners
    Kidde, one of the world's most popular manufacturers of life safety equipment, recalled nearly 40 million fire extinguishers after over 400 safety issues were reported. What does the Kidde fire extingusiher recall mean for you, and which fire extinguisher should you have?
  9. #81 - Uses and Benefits of Plastic Fire Extinguisher Cabinets

    #81 - Uses and Benefits of Plastic Fire Extinguisher Cabinets
    In this article, we’ll look at the fire plastic fire extinguisher cabinet, where to use it, and its benefits.
  10. #66 - Ultimate Guide to Fire Extinguisher Classes: Servicing and Use

    #66 - Ultimate Guide to Fire Extinguisher Classes: Servicing and Use
    In this article, we'll learn about the various types of fire extinguisher classes and their uses. Dive into the classifications and learn what the numbers mean, how often they should be serviced or repurchased, and how to use them.

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