Fire Extinguishers

General Guidelines

The following are some general rules to follow with fire extinguishers:

  • Service and tag extinguishers annually and after each use by a licensed fire extinguisher company
  • Mount where readily available, with tip no higher than five feet and no less than three feet
  • Post signs indicating locations, if not readily available
  • Place one on every level of your home

Call the Fire Department at (831) 884-1213 if you have questions.

Types of Extinguishers

  • Water and foam
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Dry chemical
  • Wet chemical
  • Clean agent
  • Dry powder
  • Water mist
  • Cartridge operated dry chemical