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558 E. Industrial Place

Palm Springs, CA 92264

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Mon - Fri 8:00 - 5:00

Sat & Sun CLOSED

Call Day or Night

(760) 322-0995

Frequently Asked Questions

Classes of Fires

There are four classes of fires. All fire extinguishers are labeled, using standard symbols, for the classes of fires on which they can be used. A red slash through any of the symbols tells you the extinguisher cannot be used on that class of fire. A missing symbol...

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Fire Extinguisher Sizes

Portable extinguishers are also rated for the size of fire they can handle. This rating is expressed as a number from 1 to 40 for Class A fires and from 1 to 640 for Class B fires. This rating will appear on the label-- 2A:10B:C, for example. The larger the numbers,...

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Why Does Smoke Come from a Fire?

Let's say you have a nice fire going, and it has burned down to the point where what you see is a collection of hot "glowing embers." The fire is still producing a lot of heat, but it is producing no smoke at all. You might have gotten to this point either by starting...

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What is Fire?

In order to have a fire, there must be three elements:   Fuel: something which will burn Heat: enough to make the fuel burn Oxygen: air All three elements must be present at the same time to have a fire. Fire will burn until one or more of the...

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Using an Extinguisher? Learn P.A.S.S.

Always keep your back to an unobstructed exit, stand six to eight feet away from the fire, and follow the PASS (Pull-Aim- Squeeze-Sweep) four-step procedure: PULL THE PIN - This unlocks the operating lever and allows you to discharge the extinguisher. Some...

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“Should I Try to Fight this Fire?”

BEFORE you begin (or even consider) fighting a fire: Call the Fire Department (Dial 911). Make sure the building is being evacuated. Determine whether the fire is small and is not spreading. Confirm you have a safe path to an exit not threatened by the fire. Know how...

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