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Do Fire Extinguishers Expire?

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Most manufacturers say that well-maintained fire extinguishers can last up to twenty years. The problem for most people? You’re not sure exactly when you got your extinguisher. So, do fire extinguishers expire?

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Causes (and Dangers) of Fire Extinguisher Depressurization

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Whether at home or at work, portable fire extinguishers are one piece of equipment that we often take for granted. You may think your fire extinguisher is always ready and waiting to be called into service. But if you haven’t inspected the extinguisher recently, it may not be as operational as you think—and could even pose a danger to you or others attempting to us it.

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Are Vermont Apartments Required to Have Fire Extinguishers?

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Whether you’re a landlord or a tenant of an apartment, safety should be your top priority. In 2015 there were 95,000 reported apartment structure fires in the United States, resulting in over 400 civilian deaths and over 3,000 civilian injuries.

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Why Do We Need Special Hazard Fire Suppression Systems?

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It is well-known that manufacturing and industrial facilities are considered dangerous work environments. There are rigorous safety regulations in place to protect workers and infrastructure, and the materials and machinery being handled often require extra caution.

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Farm Employee Fire Extinguisher Training: Save Lives & Protect Your Livelihood

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Tony Pouliot remembers the day his farm’s loader caught on fire and burned beyond repair.

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