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In the United States there are approximately 1.7 million fires reported each year in addition to a huge number of unreported fires. This is equivalent to 4,600 fires per day. Every year fire kills more Americans than all other natural disasters combined. In 2000, fires caused over 4,000 deaths, 25,000 injuries, and 11 Billion dollars in property loss. Most of these start as small controllable fires (as opposed to explosions or secondary razing from another fire source.)
With all of the fire protection equipment available and all of the strict safety standards in place, why do these small fires continue to create such a problem? The most significant factor is that, even having been trained in fire safety, 90% of the people lack the ability to use the available fire extinguishers -- the most common and available safety equipment
Research by NFPA has shown 4 critical problems in people's use of the existing fire extinguisher:
Lack of Knowledge in Use - Technical Complications: To use extinguishers, some level of technical knowledge is required, and commonly neglected is the need to pull the pin in order to operate the extinguisher. Equally important is to stand 8-10 feet away from fire, and spray the chemical at the base of the fire (the common mistake of aiming at the flame has little effect in putting out the fire). Although 50% of organizations or companies have employees trained in fire safety, when the fire actually occurs, less than 10% can actually use the fire extinguisher properly.
Accessibility of the Extinguisher: In commercial properties, 10 lb chemical content extinguishers are most commonly used, (actually weighing 20 lbs). Only stronger and more skilled people can use this heavier equipment. This becomes more problematic when the extinguisher is some distance from the fire.inguisher.
Human Panic: People in general panic when they are facing a fire and they need the simplest and fastest method to handle the situation. During panic the individual will typically forget how to use the equipment or may be reluctant to play the role of "hero" and face the fire even with the available equipment.
Proximity to the Fire: To extinguish the fire with existing form of portable fire extinguisher, people need to be within 8-10 feet of the fire. This creates two shortcomings. First, in some situations, people cannot get that close because of heat and smoke. Second, following the "Panic" problem highlighted above, the average person is afraid to approach a fire -- the natural instinct is to move away.

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2.1 Overview

In the United States there are approximately 1.7 million fires reported each year in addition to a huge number of unreported fires. This is equivalent to 4,600 fires per day. Every year fire kills more Americans than all other natural disasters combined. In 2000, fires caused over 4,000 deaths, 25,000 injuries, and 11 Billion dollars in property loss. Most of these start as small controllable fires (as opposed to explosions or secondary razing from another fire source.)

With all of the fire protection equipment available and all of the strict safety standards in place, why do these small fires continue to create such a problem? The most significant factor is that, even having been trained in fire safety, 90% of the people lack the ability to use the available fire extinguishers -- the most common and available safety equipment

Research by NFPA has shown 4 critical problems in people's use of the existing fire extinguisher:

Lack of Knowledge in Use - Technical Complications: To use extinguishers, some level of technical knowledge is required, and commonly neglected is the need to pull the pin in order to operate the extinguisher. Equally important is to stand 8-10 feet away from fire, and spray the chemical at the base of the fire (the common mistake of aiming at the flame has little effect in putting out the fire). Although 50% of organizations or companies have employees trained in fire safety, when the fire actually occurs, less than 10% can actually use the fire extinguisher properly.

Accessibility of the Extinguisher: In commercial properties, 10 lb chemical content extinguishers are most commonly used, (actually weighing 20 lbs). Only stronger and more skilled people can use this heavier equipment. This becomes more problematic when the extinguisher is some distance from the fire.inguisher.

Human Panic: People in general panic when they are facing a fire and they need the simplest and fastest method to handle the situation. During panic the individual will typically forget how to use the equipment or may be reluctant to play the role of "hero" and face the fire even with the available equipment.

Proximity to the Fire: To extinguish the fire with existing form of portable fire extinguisher, people need to be within 8-10 feet of the fire. This creates two shortcomings. First, in some situations, people cannot get that close because of heat and smoke. Second, following the "Panic" problem highlighted above, the average person is afraid to approach a fire -- the natural instinct is to move away.

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