Fire extinguishers are recommended for homes
August 26, 2021
OLYMPIA — The state Fire Marshal’s Office recommends having fire extinguishers in the home, saying they can reduce the risk of a small fire from becoming a large fire.
Fire extinguishers should be in easily accessible places in the kitchen, laundry room, and garage. They are the most common locations for a small fire to start, according to the state fire marshal.
“If a small fire begins in these areas, first get everyone outside and call 9-1-1,” said a spokesperson.
Before approaching a small fire with a fire extinguisher, be sure that you’re familiar and comfortable with the us...