What’s Inside a Fire Extinguisher

Are you curious as to what’s inside a fire extinguisher?  Watch the video to learn about the secrets inside the cylinder.  **Do not try this at home  #whoknew? Fire extinguishers contain different chemicals, depending on the application.  Handheld extinguishers, which are commonly sold at hardware stores for use in the kitchen or garage, are pressurized…

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Drones Use Fire to Clear Debris

Drones Creating Fire? You have to see it to believe it. Check out this video of a drone burning rubbish off power lines by the trained professionals of a Power Company in China. #donottrythisathome According to a 2013 article from nationalgeographic.com, only government agencies, some public universities, and a handful of private companies hold the…

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Fire Safety After a Flood

Keeping Your Family Safe After A Flood   #safetysaveslives If your house has been severely damaged by floodwaters, it is too late to save the equipment, but you can take precautions to keep your family safe.  From the experts at Popular Mechanics, you can learn about the dangers of electric shock after a flood. 1. Never…

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Safety Violations Put You at Risk

Safety violations are common within public buildings.  Those violations can put you at risk in the event of fire. The Arkansas Fire Prevention Code has strict guidelines to ensure property owners maintain a safe and fire-free business.  Violating these guidelines is against the law as it puts the public in harms way. The Arkansas Fire…

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Fire Protection on a School Bus

During the five-year period of 1999-2003, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 2,210 bus or school bus fires per year. These fires caused an estimated annual average of three civilian deaths, 30 civilian injuries, and $24.2 million in direct property damage per year. In 1999-2003, bus or school bus fires accounted for…

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Fire Safety at School

In 2007-2011, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 5,690 structure fires in educational properties, annually. These fires caused an annual average of 85 civilian fire injuries and $92 million in direct property damage. School fire drills are a model for students to use in their homes. Safety Tips from the National Fire…

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Fire Safety at School

Keeping your kids safe at school involves many factors. As a parent, you can help your kids understand the dangers of fire and the need for safe behavior during a fire drill,  Fire drills were put in place to prevent deaths and injuries from fire, smoke, carbon monoxide or other emergencies. AT SCHOOL…..Keeping our schools…

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