What should I do with my old fire extinguisher?
For businesses, all fire extinguishers need to be inspected every year by a licensed fire extinguisher maintenance company. These can be found in the Yellow Pages under “Fire Protection Equipment” or on the extinguisher’s tag (this is the company who previously serviced it). If your extinguisher is more than 7 years old is it supposed to be rebuilt by a fire extinguisher company. Often it may be cheaper to replace the extinguisher than to rebuild it but it depends on the quality of the extinguisher.

If you have an old extinguisher at your house and the pressure gauge is in the “green” more than likely it will work, but not for sure. It is best once or twice a year to turn the extinguisher upside down and hit the side and bottom of it with a rubber mallet to break-up the compacted dry chemicals.

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1. There is a javelina in my yard. What do I do about it?
2. What do I do with old propane tanks?
3. There are bees at my house, can you come kill them?
4. Can I stop by the fire station and have a car seat installed?
5. Where are the fire stations in Fountains Hills?
6. Is the Fountain Hill Fire Department hiring firefighters?
7. I have some old needles I need to get rid of. Can I drop them off at the fire station?
8. Can I drop off some hazardous chemicals I need to get rid of at the fire station?
9. What should I do with my old fire extinguisher?
10. What do I have to do to maintain my fire sprinklers?
11. How do I maintain my smoke detectors?
12. Can I get my blood pressure checked if I come to the station?
13. Can you come get a dead animal out of the road?
14. I locked my keys in my car; can you open my car for me?
15. What is the Redicare Ambulance Membership Program, and how do I join?