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Portable Fire Extinguishers: Everyone’s First Line of Defence

Paul Davis GTA West Group
Publication date:
November 21, 2019
Article Summary: 

The article "Portable Fire Extinguishers: Everyone's First Line of Defense" emphasizes the importance of having portable fire extinguishers in homes, businesses, and other facilities to protect against fires. The author discusses the different types of fire extinguishers available, including ABC extinguishers, which can be used on most types of fires. The article provides guidance on how to choose the right type of fire extinguisher based on the potential fire risks in a specific environment. The author also discusses the proper use of fire extinguishers, including the P.A.S.S. method (pull, aim, squeeze, sweep) and emphasizes the importance of regular maintenance and inspection of fire extinguishers. Overall, the article emphasizes the importance of having functioning fire extinguishers readily available and the need for individuals to be properly trained in their use.


portable fire extinguishers, fire risks, ABC extinguishers, P.A.S.S. method, maintenance, inspection, fire protection.

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Paul Davis GTA West Group
Portable Fire Extinguishers: Everyone’s First Line of Defence
November 21, 2019
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