Maryland State Fire Marshal warns people after massive fire extinguisher recall

The company 'Kidde' announces the recall of 38 million fire extinguishers

MARYLAND - The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office is sharing information regarding a recent recall of portable fire extinguishers. 

The company "Kidde" announced a recall of 38 million fire extinguishers in the United States. 

According to United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, the fire extinguishers can become clogged or require a lot of force to use, which can to lead not activating during a fire emergency.

The company recommends to owners to replace the fire extinguisher. 

So far, the company has reported one death and almost 400 reports of problems. 

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