Originally Posted by gbrown
While we are at it...
- Be sure to get a new fire extinguisher every other year (at minimum).
- When fighting a fire make sure that you are between the fire and an exit before trying to extinguish it.
- Point the fire extinguisher at the base of the fire; not the flames.
I carry two 2.5 lb Halotron fire extinguishers; one in the bedroom and one by the door. Why would they need to be replaced? I have had them for 18 years and have them serviced every five years.