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What is the Fire Triangle?

Sunday, May 29, 2016 6:51:11 PM America/New_York

The fire triangle is used to show the three elements that when present together can cause a fire to start. These three ingredients are fuel, heat and oxygen, under all circumstances they should be kept apart to avoid a fire starting. Understanding the basic principles of the fire triangle is essential in helping to protect your business and prevent fires from breaking out.

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Posted By Vincent Rodriguez

Fire Extinguishers: Refill or Replace?

Sunday, May 15, 2016 6:56:50 PM America/New_York

If you’ve recently used your fire extinguishers to put out a fire, you have two choices: to refill (recharge) or replace your equipment. So which option is the right one? At ABCO Fire & Safety Inc, we can provide expert guidance to help keep your building safe and prepared for any circumstances in Pinellas,Tampa, St.Petersburg, or Clearwater, FL.

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Posted By Vincent Rodriguez

Why Do Some Fires Require Specific Extinguishers?

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 7:03:54 PM America/New_York

Despite the vast improvements in fire safety codes and procedures in recent decades, fires still manage to devastate homes and businesses on a regular basis. Fires cause millions of dollars of property damage and cost thousands of lives every year. A good fire extinguisher is crucial to have on hand in your home or in your place of work, as it will give you a much higher chance of saving yourself, your loved ones, and your property from getting harmed by fire.

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Posted By Vincent Rodriguez

Different Types of Fires

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 7:14:17 PM America/New_York

Different types of fires require different types of extinguishers. For example, a grease fire and an electrical fire require the use of different extinguishing agents to be effective and safely put the fire out. Basically, there are five different types of extinguishing agents. Most fire extinguishers display symbols to show the kind of fire on which they are to be used.

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Posted By Vincent Rodriquez

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