Additional Fire Extinguisher Information

  • Using any extinguishers improperly can be hazardous
  • Discharging “too close” can cause the fire to spread.
    • Using Halon extinguishers in enclosed spaces or without wearing proper respiratory equipment.
    • Halon extinguishers are no longer made, but may still be in use.
    • Dangerous gases are formed when halon is used to put out fires.
    • After use, do not allow anyone to enter the area until it has been well ventilated.