It’s imperative that each and every homeowner has measures in place to be protected from fires. Fires can be ignited quite easily from a range of different causes so it is vital to be familiar with various evacuation routes if a house fire escalates, in conjunction with having at least one application for putting out a fire to prevent this from taking place. One of the most common causes of house fires are cooking fires, or grease fires, and even though a Wet Chemical fire extinguisher will can extinguish this kind of fire, this blog will have a look at the storage, application, and disposal of fire blankets. Fire blankets are non-flammable material that is extremely effective at extinguishing cooking fires by removing the oxygen that causes the fire to ignite in the first place.
Just like fire extinguishers, fire blankets must be stored in an easily accessible area so if a fire does spark, there are no obstructions that make it hard to gain access to your fire blanket. Fire blankets will commonly be stored in a quick-release compartment or package that is installed in the kitchen area where cooking fires are most likely to materialise. Don't install your fire blanket near the stove or heat top due to the fact that a cooking fire may prevent access to it. Rather, install the fire blanket somewhere near the entry of the kitchen.
How To Extinguish A Cooking Fire
Fire blankets are fairly easy to use once you have an understanding of its the correct use and the safety measures that need to be taken when attempting to extinguish a cooking fire. The most important thing to keep in mind is to remain calm if a cooking fire ignites and follow the guide outlined in the above. Fire blankets are very effective at extinguishing Class F cooking fires if used properly. If you don't have any fire blankets at home, then it's highly encouraged that you invest in one to ensure the safety of you and your family. For a selection of affordable fire blankets, call King Fire Protection Services on 1300 658 537, or alternatively visit their website for additional information: http://www.kingfire.com.au
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