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Just a suggestion for your garage/ shop!!  2017 I had a fire here & had 2 small ext. on the wall but they weren't enough & lost the shop + 2 cars & car trailer + all contents !!! Devastating to say the least, + 2 broken ribs when I slipped on ice running back for hose. 51 Torpedo back & Cutlass rag top totaled but well covered by insurance. New shop built and have " 2 " LARGE extinguishers !!!~!~ Losing the Pontiac broke my heart, 6 years of blood sweat in that car, ran strong [ 400 hp+] 5 speed Tremic all on shortened 86 Monty chassis. Cutlass hurt too but Pontiac more so!!




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Sad to hear (read) and see there! Definitely good advice that we can all learn from here. I have a garage extinguisher but it's not a large one. Definitely going to buy one after seeing this. 

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I remember that day. I was in shock and disbeleif when Pete sent me these photos.  It broke my heart when I learned the Pontiac and Olds were total losses. I wrote about it at the time.

What size extingushers do you have today Pete?

I know tehnically you can use the Molson in the fridge as a fire retardent too. :rofl:

Of course that would be alcohol abuse.

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I've got a 10lb ABC [compared to the 2 lb ones] + a 10 or 15 gallon chrome refillable one out of a High school [ don't ask] for wood fire etc. fill it ,hit it with air hose to pressurize  it. Will shoot a good 20 ft. for at least 4 minutes or so!!!  That would have put out the work bench flames no problem as power had popped fuses when fridge or stereo shorted out after fire started!!!

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