From CPSC: Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall notice for certain Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles. The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. For […]

Importance of Smoke Detectors

On August 6, 2017 Chapel Hill, Jackson Heights, Whitehouse, and City of Whitehouse Fire Departments responded to a structure fire. When units arrived, there was light smoke showing. Fire was found in the ceiling of a room used as an office. The fire was extinguished a few minutes later. During overhaul, fire fighters noticed the […]

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