Get to Know Your Fire Extinguisher with This Handy Chart

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Get to Know Your Fire Extinguisher with This Handy Chart

Take a moment or three and familiarize yourself with the humble fire extinguisher. Did you know that there are multiple types of extinguishers available? That the one you want in your kitchen might be different than the one(s) you want in your shop? Here is a handy guide, illustrated for us by the wonderful Shing Yin Khor.

Not only should you look and learn, we have a high resolution version (6.3 MB) that you can print off and hang in your workshop or makerspace. Do it!

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