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BANG a Sudden Unexpected Fire – Lithium Ion Battery Dangers

I’m sure you have heard about stories of batteries exploding or fires being caused by some electrical problem but have never seen it in action. You only have to watch this video to see this young man avoid serious burns on an electric unicycle that exploded as he was riding it. Most fires are not expected this could have been a whole lot worse than it was. He scrabbles around to find a working fire extinguisher with the first one not [...]

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Putting Out Fires With Sound

Being a fire extinguisher store as you might expect we like to keep up with the latest trends in fire fighting technology. We have stumbled across this new device in development in the US. The two students studying at George Mason University in Virginia have invented what might be the most unique extinguisher we have recently seen. Anyone that has put a lit candle in front of a speaker will know that the flame will dance and sometimes extinguish when there [...]

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Fire Extinguishers For Cars Vans & Lorries

Ok you have been thinking about fire safety and have come to the conclusion that you need a fire extinguisher in your vehicle, But what extinguisher with motor vehicles having many different ways a fire could start from electrical faults to fuel igniting what type of extinguisher do you need. For an Extinguisher to tackle these fires you need a good multi purpose extinguisher that will fight a wide range of fires. Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers We recommend Dry Powder for cars [...]

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The Fire Risk Of E Cigarettes

Fire chiefs have warned about the dangers posed by E-cigarettes, after one EXPLODED while it was being charged. While the dangers of lit cigarettes are well known, fire bosses are now warning that the battery powered electronic versions have also caused blazes and claimed at least one life. Firefighters in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, are some of the latest to have to deal with an incident after an e-cigarette exploded while it was being re-charged. No one was injured but red hot flying [...]

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Fire Safety in the Workplace

Who is Responsible for Fire Safety In The Workplace Fire safety rules are different in Scotland and Northern Ireland this article is only relevant to the UK If you’re reading this then it’s probably you. But to make sure lets clarify, if you are the owner, landlord or the occupier of a property used to carry out business activities then you are the person responsible for the fire safety within that workplace otherwise known as the “Responsible Person” A place of business [...]

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Magnesium Fires

Magnesium is a flammable metal and the smaller the magnesium particle the easier it is to ignite. The reason behind this is for it to combust its whole surface area has to be  heated. Magnesium fires are very dangerous and can not be extinguished with water infact using water on a magnesium fire will  cause a violent reaction , aggravate the fire and cause it to become very dangerous. Burning magnesium puts out huge amounts of heat and when it [...]

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Fire Statistics for 2012 -2013 England Scotland and Wales

protect yourself with the addition of a fire extinguisher Fire and Rescue Authorities in Britain attended 192,600 fires in 2012-13. This is nearly a third fewer than the year before, due to fewer outdoor fires as a result of above average rain-fall While only 12 per cent of dwellings report not having a working smoke alarm in England, more than one third of fires occurred in dwellings in Great Britain where no alarm was installed. Three quarters of fire-related fatalities occurred in [...]

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We are passionate about fire safety , alarms and extinguishers well its our job to be. We Like that the government if pushing forward with the national fire kills campaigns to get people to test their fire alarms

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