The First Line of Defense

Why does your office or workplace need fire extinguishers inspections?  According to FEMA, 94 percent of the time a portable fire extinguisher is used, it puts the fire out – typically within the first two minutes.  We will keep you in compliance with OSHA, city, state, and federal codes, and your insurance requirements.

We are experienced/trained/certified on:

  • Fire Extinguisher Services for Hospitals
  • Fire Extinguisher Services for Healthcare Facilities
  • Fire Extinguisher Services for Trucks
  • Fire Extinguisher Services for Manufacturers
  • Fire Extinguisher Services for Industries
  • Fire Extinguisher Services for Warehouses
  • Fire Extinguisher Services for High-Rise Buildings

Helping You Build Your Fire Safety and Prevention Plan

Maintenance Schedule


Every Month:

  • Complete a visual inspection of each extinguisher

Every Year:

  • External Maintenance is required for portable fire extinguishers by a certified technician

Every 5 Years:

  • Run a hydrostatic test on both carbon dioxide and water-based extinguishers

Every 6 Years:

  • Maintenance, internal and external, is required on your buildings’ stored-pressure (ABC and BC) extinguishers

Every 12 Years:

  • Hydrostatic testing is required on both stored pressure and cartridge-operated extinguishers

The Annual Fire Extinguisher Inspection Process:


Inspect: Visual inspection, pressure gauge inspection, cylinder, valve, and discharge hose inspection, carry handle, and push-lever inspection.

Verify: Verifying current hydrostatic and 6-year maintenance dates.

Install: Installing new tamper seal, and installing certification tag.

Clean: Cleaning cylinder


6-Year Tear-Downs and Certifications:  The removal of the extinguishing agent, replacement of worn parts, refill and repressurize, certification tagging, and re-hanging.  Must be performed by a certified technician.


5 year and 12-Year Hydrostatic Test and Certification: Pressure testing of an extinguishers’ critical components (eg. cylinder, shell, hose assembly, etc.) for leaks and structural flaws by pressurizing them with a liquid.  Certification tagging and re-hanging.  Must be performed by a certified technician.

Affiliates and Certifications

Contact Us for a Quote!

(425) 413-2648 & (253) 872-7727
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Mon-Fri 8am to 5pm
Fire Access Protection in the Puget Sound Area and Seattle, Tacoma, King, Pierce Counties 
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