RV Fire Safety...What's Your Plan?

Did you know that there are close to 20,000 reported RV fires each year? Do you know what to do in the event of a fire in or around your RV? If you said no don’t feel bad, because there are a lot of other people who don’t know either. Over 25% of RV fires are caused by shorts in the 12-volt electrical system. Not only do you need a fire extinguisher, but you need to inspect it before each trip to make sure it is charged. Look to see if the arrow is pointing in the green area in the sight gauge. If it reads empty or needs charging replace it or have it recharged immediately. If it’s a dry powder type fire extinguisher the arrow pointing in the green doesn’t always guarantee that it will work.

Read Mark's in depth article about Fire safety: http://www.rvuniversity.com/article.php/20070514105149937

Copyright Mark J. Polk, owner RV Education 101

1 comment:

  1. Hey Mark and Dawn !!! I love the new Blog. Quick short tips followed up by an indepth column is a perfect way of sharing. I know this format will be great input to your site. Keep up the sharing guys. None of us eever learn enough tips and hint. P&J

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