Having a fire extinguisher at home can potentially save lives and property. If an extinguisher has already been used or is expired, many are unaware of the process to dispose of them.
CHANNEL 5 NEWS met with Brownsville EMT-firefighter and training specialist Robert Perez. He said most households’ fire extinguishers should be disposed of after their first use.
“It has to be in the green pressure level. The marker on the extinguisher is going to have a green and a red, and once you extinguish, it goes to the red,” he said.
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