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 7.24.19
Post Falls, ID — Bystanders in Post Falls worked together to put out a quickly spreading fire caused by a tractor’s trailer breaking. While the driver pulled over when he heard the noise of a part snapping off, he didn’t initially spot the fire and drove away. The honks of other motorists alerted him to […]
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