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Other useful equipment

Fire blankets

  • Fire blankets are useful for covering cooking related fires, and for wrapping around a person to smother a clothing fire.
  • Fire blankets are made of fabrics that are fire resistant and can be purchased at most hardware stores.
  • Store fire blankets in a location close to your kitchen.
  • Fire blankets can usually be bought from your local hardware store.

For more information, Google search 'fire blankets NZ'. Your local Library can also help.