Borough Offices: 308 Locust Street,
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717-684-2467
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Required Fire Extinguishers

Fire extinguishers required for rental, boarding or rooming units

Columbia borough requires a 5lb abc fire extinguisher be mounted in the kitchen of a rental unit, boarding house or rooming unit. abc is the acronym for an extinguisher certified for a, b, and c type fires. a is common fuels like wood, b is for flammable liquids, and c is for charged electrical fires.

as of September 1st Columbia borough requires that the fire extinguisher be mounted somewhere in the kitchen away from the stove. it needs to be easily accessible to the resident.

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