When was the last time you used your fire extinguisher? Fire extinguishers are critical to fire safety in your home! Every home should be equipped with at least one extinguisher and everyone should be knowledgeable about how to use them and when to replace them. Whether you rent or own a home, it is important to have a fire extinguisher on each floor near the exits and to know what type of extinguisher to use. There are three types of extinguishers for different types of fires. Type A are for Wood, Fiber, or Plastic fires. Type B are for liquid-fueled fires like kerosene, oil, or gas. And Type C are for electrical fires, usually involving wiring. Although, you can get an ABC extinguisher that is applicable for all fires. Even if you put out the fire, remember to call the Fire Department and know when to replace your fire extinguisher!
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The Ultimate Guide to Fire Extinguishers