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- Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall 2017

If you have any Kidde fire extinguishers in your Boston area, your equipment could be affected by a recent recall issued by the manufacturer in November 2017. The recall stems from reports Kidde has received that several of their fire extinguisher models are unsafe or ineffective to use in a fire emergency. Check your extinguishers now and contact us to get it replace with propely working fire extinguisher. Email infor@firecodedesign.com  

Review of the recall: 

Certain models of Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles reportedly fail to discharge properly in a fire emergency because the nozzle becomes clogged. Some reports also indicate that the nozzle may detach with enough force to cause injury on impact.

A total of 391 reports have been filed with complaints of failed or limited discharge or nozzle detachment. One incident in 2014 resulted in the death of a civilian when emergency responders couldn’t douse a car fire because the recalled Kidde extinguisher they attempted to use became clogged. In total, 16 injuries, 91 incidents of property damage, and the fatality described here spurred the Kidde recall, which was announced on November 2, 2017.

Post Date: 3/2018

  • - Fire Protection at its Best - This is the finished  2" riser  for a "new" wet sprinkler installation at a six unit building in the city of Boston - 
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  • Post Date: 2/2018
  • Fire Protection at its Best - This week we finished another 2" Copper main for a "new" wet sprinkler installation at a six unit building in the city of Boston 

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Post Date: 2/2018