Monday, May 18, 2009

Fire Extinguisher

Fire extinguisher is something you would not give much attention until it is needed. Sometimes people do not even notice a fire extinguisher. Do you know that fire extinguishers can save life? When there is fire, a fire extinguisher can smother or suffocate the flame.

A fire extinguisher will be of no use if you do not know how to use it. It is important that you understand how to properly use the fire extinguisher in an emergency. There are different types of extinguishers. It is also important that you know what type of extinguisher is to be used in a specific type of fire. Obviously, you cannot use a water based extinguisher on an electrical fire or electrocution will occur.

A fire extinguisher won’t do you any good if you go to use it and it no longer works. Maintenance is necessary, get it tested annually.


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