Fortmontgomery Fire District



Household Fire Extinguishers

In addition to working smoke detectors, every household should have UL Listed fire extinguishers strategically placed in rooms such as the kitchen, garage or workshop. Don’t just hang your extinguisher on the wall or in the cupboard! Plan ahead, read the instruction manual and know your extinguisher’s capabilities before trying to fight a fire. Portable fire extinguishers are useful for …


Here’s some basic rules to keep in mind when dealing with household fire extinguishers:

If a fire breaks out, your first step is to call the fire department and get everyone out of the house. If the fire is not spreading and is confined to a small area, use the appropriate type extinguisher for the fire. Know both your limits and the fire extinguisher’s limits. Periodically inspect your extinguishers to determine if they need …


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