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Town of Shallotte, NC
Big City Business, Small Town Style

OSHA Fire Extinguisher Training


The Shallotte Fire Department offers fire extinguisher training to businesses to educate employees and civic groups on the proper techniques to extinguish a fire. Our training program educates individuals about the following information:

Types of fires

Types of extinguishers

Rules of fighting fires

Proper fire extinguisher techniques

Fire extinguisher inspections

Fire extinguisher maintenance

Hands on fire extinguisher training with LP burn pan which is environmentally safe

When and When Not to use a fire extinguisher:

If the fire could block your only exit!

If the is spreading too quickly!

If the type or size of the extinguisher is wrong!

If the fire is too large!

If you don’t know how to use your fire extinguisher!

If any of the above conditions exist leave immediately!!


Incorporated in 1899