Fire Extinguishers Can Misfire

Have you ever serviced your fire extinguisher?  Non-serviced fire extinguishers can explode or misfire..    A misfire or spontaneous discharge from a fire extinguisher would push the tank forward like a torpedo.  Once in motion, the heavy tank would slam around a room like a wrecking ball causing significant and costly damage. If an employee…

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Yearly Fire Extinguisher Inspections

The Arkansas Fire Protection Code outlines specific regulations for all types of businesses.  It is the responsibility of the property owner to ensure the buildings maintain compliance under those codes.  Your insurance carrier should require you to have fire extinguishers on site in compliance with local building codes.  The number and type of fire extinguishers…

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Fire Extinguishers for the Kitchen

Do you have a fire extinguisher in your kitchen?  Is the extinguisher easily accessible?  Cooking accidents are the number one cause of home fires.   In less than 2 minutes, a small cooking fire can quickly get out of hand.  To prevent the immediate spread if fire and surge of flames, the extinguisher needs to be…

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