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!!