First Alert FIAFESA5 Fire Extinguisher Review
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Pro Particularly suited to cars
The First Alert is about the same size as a 2-liter soda bottle, making it so compact that it can be easily stashed in the glove compartment or under the seats of your car. It can handle small fires that are common in cars, such as flammable liquid fires and live electrical equipment fires, the cause of which are usually electrical issues and gasoline, oil, or grease spillages.
Pro Easily mounted for extra security
The mounting bracket that accompanies this unit allows for it to not only be placed within easy reach but also to be placed somewhere with added stability. This is particularly useful when mounting the unit in your vehicle, ensuring that damage is prevented both to the extinguisher and to your vehicle.
Pro Easy-to-read pressure gauge
The First Alert comes with a pressure gauge that is large in size and easy to read, making it particularly pleasant to use for those who have sight difficulties.
Pro Features simple instructions
This fire extinguisher is suitable for all types of users thanks to its straight-forward and easy-to-read instructions that provide accessible information for quick reference.
Pro Contains biodegradable formula that minimizes damage
The biodegradable contents of the First Alert Fire Extinguisher mean that in the case of a fire, you simply have to wipe the affected area with a damp cloth and any residue left by the extinguisher will come off. As such, no damage to your property will be caused.
Con Unsuitable for certain common fires
This fire extinguisher shouldn't be used to put out trash, wood, or paper fires.
Con Mounting bracket doesn't come with bolts
The First Alert extinguisher doesn't come with bolts, meaning that in order to set up its mounting bracket you must source bolts elsewhere.
The First Alert can't be refilled once it's used up or expired, meaning you'll then have to go and buy a new one.