There are very few events that rival the risk of injury or death more than a uncontrolled fire on a boat or ship. The risk of explosion due to fuel, the toxic smoke and the limited evacuation areas all contribute to the catastrophic events that can occur. Fire fighting capability is crutial to avoiding disaster. Unfortunately some manufactures have constructed faulty products that fail when you need them most. The latest failure is listed on the United States Coast Guard web site, Please review: Alerts
Fire Extinguisher Recall
PRODUCT SAFETY RECALL STRIKE FIRST CORPORATION OF AMERICA SERVICE BULLETIN #002
Strike First has determined that the valve stem seat in a number of its 2.5 and 5 lb fire extinguishers assembled between December 2002 and February 2004 may prevent the extinguisher from discharging properly when the lever is activated. As a result of this condition, Strike First has initiated a fire extinguisher retro-fit program for these units. RETRO-FIT KITS ARE AVAILABLE FREE OF CHARGE BY CONTACTING YOUR LOCAL STRIKE FIRST DISTRIBUTOR, OR BY CONTACTING STRIKE FIRST DIRECTLY.