A fire extinguisher will help to control a fire. Fire accidents can destroy your property and possessions as well as causing severe injury. Fire accidents are commonly caused as a result of electrical problems, such as overloaded extension cords, damaged power cords, overheated appliances, defective products and open flames (ie. cigarettes, candles, etc.).
Re-starting your business after a fire incident is both costly and traumatic due to the damaged property as well as the treatment of those injured in the fire. Fortunately, most fires are preventable by making modifications within your premises that will allow early detection of fire and provides a means to control it.
Whilst advanced extinguishing systems are ideal for large business premises, fire extinguishers are ideal for smaller flames to be controlled or extinguished until assistance arrives. Different types of fire extinguishers can be used depending on the cause of the fire. Alberta supplies various different types of fire extinguishers in different sizes to suit your requirements.
Fire extinguishers will help to control a fire but DO NOT risk your life or the lives of others in fighting a fire that has grown too big for you to handle.