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With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s easy to get distracted with your to-do lists, gift purchases and all those relatives filling up your house. However, those distractions can lead you to stray from the stove when cooking. It’s a distraction that can lead to tragedy, as an unattended stove is the number one contributing factor in cooking fires and deaths. According to the National Fire Protection Association, Thanksgiving is the peak day for kitchen fires, so be sure to follow Coker Law’s lifesaving steps to make sure you have a safe, happy holiday this season.
How To Pick the Right Fire Extinguisher
Having the correct equipment is a crucial part of fire safety. Fire extinguishers can save lives and property by either putting out a small fire in your home, or suppressing it until the fire department arrives. Here are three tips to make sure you select the right fire extinguisher for your home:
You need to be sure your fire extinguisher is ready to go in case of an emergency. Most fire extinguishers will be operable for 5-15 years depending on the manufacturer, but it’s important to check periodically to make sure it’s still functional and charged. If the needle does not fall in the green area on the pressure gauge, the fire extinguisher needs to be replaced. Here are some of the best rated fire extinguishers of 2019.
Operating a Fire Extinguisher
In the event you have to use a fire extinguisher, it’s important to know the proper way to use it to ensure you and your guests’ safety. When operating a fire extinguisher, remember the acronym PASS:
Different Types of Kitchen Fires
How you handle a fire depends on the type of fire:
Coker Law Can Help You
Coker Law wants our friends, family, clients and colleagues to have a safe and happy holiday season. If you’re injured by a kitchen fire, you may qualify to receive compensation for your medical bills, lost wages and other expenses related to your injuries. To speak with a Coker Law attorney or for more information, call (904) 299-0808 or click here to schedule a free consultation.