When I was in the U.S. Navy, on board both the USS PROTEUS (AS-19) and the USS MOBILE (LKA-115), it was my responsibility for Damage Control communications. On a ship, a fire can be catastrophic. You have to fight the fire. You can run out of a home or business when it's on land. On a ship, you have to fight the fire - or swim with the sharks.
If it's your home, you have to decide if you want to save your home. Most fires start pretty small, with little initial damage. At this point, they can be controlled with a nearby fire extinguisher. In a home kitchen fire, a range-top fire suppression system can put out a hot and difficult grease fire quickly.
The key is being prepared. Baker's Fire Protection and Safety Equipment Company can provide the basic things that can save lives and property. They have two websites that can provide you with more information. They are:
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