At Acme Fire Extinguisher Co. we provide a wide array of different services in fire extinguishing and fire safety. We provide a full-service, helping our customers to meet regulations, protect their property and learn how to use our equipment properly. Our consultation services ensure not only that you meet the regulations required by your local government but also take the best steps to keep your business safe.


At Acme Fire Extinguisher Co., we offer on-site mobile service, and walk-ins are always welcome.

• Complete Mobile Service
• Sales and Recharging Service
• Annual Maintenance and Recharging for Portable Fire Extinguishers
• Monthly Plant Inspections
• Fire Department Inspection-Notice Correction
• Everything in Fire Equipment for Apartments, Offices and Industrial Complexes
• Extinguisher Cabinets Installed
• Contractors’ Bids Invited
• D.O.T. Hydrostatic Testing
• Smoke Detectors – Carbon Dioxide and Halon
• Fire Hoses – Installation and Inspection
• Fire Retardant
• Child Care Alarm LA9V

Acme Fire Extinguisher Co. Services

Even small fires can cause millions of dollars in damage to property. It is important that you are prepared for any fire, and ensure that your equipment is properly maintained. A fire extinguisher is often your only defense against small fires and are the best tool for protecting lives and property in the event a fire should break out.

• Fire Extinguisher Installation
• Fire Extinguisher Replacement

• Fire Extinguisher Testing
• Fire Extinguisher Maintenance
• Fire Extinguisher Recharges
• Fire Extinguisher Training

We offer on-site mobile service for your convenience.

Installation & Replacement Services

The most important aspect of fire safety and defense in a fire emergency is having working fire extinguishers present on site. This means more than just buying fire extinguishers and letting them sit in their cabinet. You have to make sure that they are properly maintained – it’s a small cost that definitely outweighs the risk.

Our expert licensed fire safety technicians can provide your home or commercial building with the proper fire extinguishers for your location and walk you through the process of setting up an ongoing maintenance plan for your fire safety systems.

Call Acme Fire Extinguisher Co. today to set up an installation appointment with our fire extinguisher experts.

Fire Extinguisher Classifications

When choosing a fire extinguisher, it is important that you choose the right classification;

Class A – wood, cloth, paper, plastic, etc.
Class B – flammable liquids like gasoline

Class C – electrical fires for wiring and appliances
Class D – flammable metals
Class K – kitchen fires

Fire Extinguisher Sizes

In addition to the classifications mentioned above, you also need to decide what size of extinguisher that you will purchase. The size of the extinguisher is indicated by the numbers on the side of the fire extinguisher. These numbers will tell you how much fire retardant the fire extinguisher will be able to disperse.

There are many different sizes of fire extinguisher! The type that you purchase may be affected by the fire codes and regulations in your local area. The most important factor is the square footage and risk factors of the space that you would like to guard against fire.

Types of Fire Extinguishers

After you have chosen the size of fire extinguisher you want, decide whether you want to buy a disposable or rechargeable fire extinguisher. There are pros and cons to each choice;

Disposable fire extinguishers are;

• Made of plastic
• Inexpensive

• Non-Rechargable
• Lose pressure after 12 years and must be replaced

Rechargable fire extinguishers are;

• Durable
• Last much longer with maintenance

• Rechargable

Many business choose both options. The type that you choose should reflect your wants, needs, and current fire safety setup.

Portable Fire Extinguisher Inspection & Testing

Being code-compliant requires a lot more than simply installing fire extinguishers on your premises. Fire extinguishers must be inspected, tested, and tagged annually to ensure they’ll protect your family or your co-workers in case of a fire emergency.

Most businesses make sure to purchase fire extinguishers, but how many are really on top of making sure they are properly maintained? While it might make you feel safe having them there, mounted to your wall – you could be putting your business, property and life in some serious danger! Fire extinguishers require regular maintenance to make sure they are working properly. You wouldn’t want to be confronted with a faulty extinguisher during an emergency.

Portable Fire Extinguisher Recharge & Refill Service

In order to ensure your fire extinguishers will be able to keep you protected at all times you must recharge any fire extinguishers that have been used – no matter the amount used. It is important that you always have a full fire extinguisher to ensure there is enough retardant left to deal with small fires.

You always hope that you never have to use the fire extinguishers in your building, but the truth of the matter is that fire emergencies pose too big of a risk to be ignored!

When buying a fire extinguisher, you need to make sure that you are able choose the appropriate size and type for your building. We can walk you through the process, inspect your premises and make a recommendation that fits your business needs and budget.

Fire Extinguisher Training

After purchasing a fire extinguisher, then you must ensure that you, your employees and anyone that will frequently be in the building knows how to use it. A few seconds can mean everything when it comes to small fires.

Fire extinguishers are only effective when operated by someone with the know-how to do so. After working with our fire safety experts, we can walk you and your employees through the arming, utilizing and spraying the chemicals appropriately. Our goal is to ensure that every business that we work with is able to maintain a safe environment for the unforeseeable future.

If you are ready to buy a fire extinguisher for your home or business and want help choosing the right type, call the experts at Acme Fire Extinguisher Co. today at 510-532-4040.

We service the Greater Alameda and Contra Costa Counties
and the Surrounding Areas

• Alameda
• Albany

• Berkeley
• Castro Valley
• Emeryville
• Fremont

• Newark

• Oakland
• Piedmont
San Leandro
• San Lorenzo
• Sunol
• Union City

• Alamo
• Antioch

• Blackhawk
• Brentwood
• Clayton
• Concord
• Danville
• El Cerrito
• Hercules
• Kensington
• Lafayette

• Martinez
• Moraga

• Oakley
• Orinda
• Pacheco
• Pinole
• Pittsburg
• Pleasant Hill
• Richmond
• San Pablo
• San Ramon
Walnut Creek