The fireextinguisherssavelives.org website highlights successful fire extinguisher uses in an effort to bring further awareness to fire safety. Studies have shown that after notifying the fire department, the average person can help save lives and protect property by using a fire extinguisher during an emergency. If you or someone you know has effectively used a fire extinguisher please submit your information to be recognized as a Fire Safety Hero and receive a free replacement fire extinguisher.
Posted on 5.15.20
Arvada, CO – Three young brothers were playing in their yard in Colorado when they noticed a fire at their neighbor’s house. Luckily the boy’s father is a local firefighter, so they knew exactly what to do. They quickly alerted their mother to the fire and helped her locate the family’s portable fire extinguisher. After […]
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Every state has a State Fire Code with a section on fire extinguisher requirements. To get an overview of what state fire codes are based on and if states have made enhancements to fire codes visit the Interactive Fire Safety Map.