Suitable Fire extinguishers can protect your home and
Even with a monitored alarm system which incorporates smoke /
fire detection monitors, a small fire in a house can quickly
spread and get out of control.
Even if a fire is detected and the monitoring station alerts
the Fire Brigade, it can often take quite a while for the fire
engine to reach your house. In this time a small fire may have
turned into a blazing inferno.
Very few houses contain are equipped with adequate extinguishers.
If a small fire is detected and the detector sounds, it is
possible that if the fire is attacked with an appropriate
extinguishers, it can often be put out within minutes saving
literally thousands of pounds worth of damage and all the
heartache which goes with it.
Extinguishers are reasonably cheap and therefore a very worthwhile investment
and add to your home security.
Remember, you should only attempt to put out
a fire if it is safe to do so.
Many people put out small fires in their homes quite safely.
Sadly, however, some people die or are injured by tackling a fire
which is beyond their capabilities. Here is a simple home fire
code to help you decide whether to put out or get out.