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Can fire smoke damage my eyes?

Yes. Exposure to any smoke can irritate the eyes and cause breathing and other health issues. With a modern fire

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Can fire extinguisher dust be cleaned from carpet?

[VIDEO] Yes, but it is recommended that the work be done by professionals. The residue is an irritant and can

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How do I clean my dryer vent to prevent fires?

[VIDEO] Clean the lint filter before and after each load of laundry. Don’t forget to clean the back of the

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How do I clean furniture after a fire?

[VIDEO] To remove soot and smoke from walls, furniture and floors, use a mild soap or detergent or mix together

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What is the powder in a fire extinguisher?

Monoammonium phosphate, ABC Dry Chemical, ABE Powder, tri-class, or multi-purpose dry chemical is a dry chemical extinguishing agent used on

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What are some of the main causes of fire?

[VIDEO] Fires are mainly caused from dried leaves, faulty electrical wiring or equipment, unattended stoves and ovens, unattended candles, children

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What should I do if I am on fire?

STOP! Moving or running feeds air to the flames and worsens the fire. DROP to the floor—if you stand up,

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How do you put out fires without an extinguisher?

You can use sand or dirt to put out small fires. Never use water on an oil fire, because water

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What are the signs of an electrical fire?

Circuit breaker keeps tripping, persisting burnt smell with no identifiable source, several discolored or charred outlets and switches, or you

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Can I put out an electrical fire with water?

[VIDEO] No! Water conducts electricity and can deliver a potentially deadly electric shock. If the fire is from an appliance

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