Fire Extinguisher Vandalism and Theft

Fire Extinguisher Vandalism is More Than A Prank

Fire Extinguisher Vandalism Destroys Property, Electronics and Puts People At Risk

There are scores of news stories each year about students shooting fire extinguishers off,  YouTube is filled with fire extinguisher "prank" videos.  The cost of clean up is higher than most people think as dry chemical can destroy electronics.

Fire extinguisher vandalism:

  • Is a common occurance
  • Can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to clean up
  • Destroys exposed electronics
  • Threatens life safety

"We Stopped Our Vandalism Problem"

Mike Halligan University of Utah