Student Yes, I have a fire extinguisher
in my car and I see that it is maintained regularly.
Fire Protection Engineering mostly deals on macro level while portable fire extinguishers
deals on micro scale.
A carbon dioxide fire extinguisher
, for example, requires a 1- to 3-metre safe distance when being used.
All above categories of fire extinguishers
are of portable extinguishers class for small fire incidents and/or to arrest the fire at primary stage to arrest it from spreading.
Armed with a new ability to share data, D'Angelo outfitted each fire extinguisher
with a bar code and had staff use a tablet with a bar code scanner on it to complete inspections.
He added that many school buildings lack basic facilities like ventilation, fire extinguishers
and proper exit points to be used during an emergency.
The stored pressure type dry chemical fire extinguishers
are usually multipurpose and can be used in all types of fire.
DUBAI While his parents were away on October 29, 13-year-old Ian Hillman yanked a fire extinguisher
to put out the flames from a lit candle gobbling up the drapes inside a neighbouring flat on the 16th floor of a 20-storey building in Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi.
The move could lead to the removal of fire extinguishers
from other sites across the country.
* Carbon dioxide (C[O.sub.2]): common uses--refrigerants (storing and transporting ice cream); fire extinguishers
; carbonated soft drinks; dry ice; inflating life jackets; foamy plastics; in nature--given off when animals (including humans) exhale
This fire was contained by a fume hood and by the graduate student who used a nearby fire extinguisher
to put out the flames.
Deputy Esch used a fire extinguisher
to put out the flames in the cab, but was unable to open either door.