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 2.18.19
NEW ORLEANS, LA – While on route to the scene of a police shootout, a New Orleans police officer lost control of his car, crashing into an oak tree, which caused his cruiser to catch fire. Luckily, the neighborhood’s residents jumped into action. First, they pulled the police officer from the burning cruiser, and then […]
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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.