What is Auto Fire Guard® ?

Auto Fire Guard (AFG) is a fire suppression device. It acts in two ways: as a fire extinguisher and as an affordable fire sprinkler system.

How can I use Auto Fire Guard® as a fire extinguisher?

You can throw it at a fire or even roll it into a fire. No nozzles to point. No pins to pull.

How can it be used as a fire sprinkler system?

It can be mounted on the wall with included brackets, or from the ceiling…anywhere a fire is expected to break out.

How is AFG activated?

AFG is activated as soon as fire reaches it or as soon as it reaches the fire, depending on whether you are using it as a fire extinguisher or a fire sprinkler system.

What happens when AFG self-activates?

It bursts (not unlike a balloon) and spreads its flame retardant substances in an area of about 900 cubic feet. That’s a space a little smaller than a 10′ x 10′ x 10′ space.

What makes it burst?

AFG contains an activation technology that is similar to that found in automobile air bags.

Is it dangerous to be near when it bursts?

The Fireball is not at all dangerous or toxic. The powder, Mono Ammonium phosphate is used ad a food preservative that is actually edible

What are the active chemicals in AFG?

It contains chemicals similar to those used in dry chemical fire extinguishers.

Are the active chemicals dangerous?

No. They are harmless to humans, animals, and they’re even good for the environment.

Is cleanup difficult after AFG is activated?

Not usually. You should need no more than a vacuum cleaner and a mop and bucket.

What kinds of fires is AFG most suited for?

AFG is suited to A, B and C fires. This would include paper and wood fires, flammable liquid fires (petroleum based) and electrical fires.

Is AFG suitable for kitchen fires?

Yes, just not grease fires. For grease fires, try covering the grease with a lid. If nearby furniture is on fire, the AFG ball is a good solution so long as you do not put it in the grease as it may cause the grease to splash when it bursts.

Can AFG be used near electronic equipment?

t is perfectly ok to use on electronics. Just not advisable on sensitive electronic equipment like the kind found in scientific laboratories. It is perfectly safe to use on consumer computers or near electrical panels that can handle dust.