In 2006, in the U.S., a person died in an in-home fire every 2 hours, 42 minutes, on average; someone was injured every 32 minutes. Nearly $7 billion of property damage was caused.
In this 2-minute video from Lowe’s, you’ll get a basic education on fire extinguishers:
- How to pick the right fire extinguisher for the right job
- Where to place fire extinguishers in a home
- How to use the “PASS” technique on a fire
Keeping your household safe from fire requires preparation, and part of that preparation is keeping fire extinguishers on-hand, and ready for use. Fire deaths are preventable — make sure your home is properly equipped.