Pyrene Fire Extinguisher

  • Model #165F
  • ManufacturerFiretox
  • Product TypeFire Extinguisher
  • MaterialsMetal
  • MarketCommercial
  • PeriodLater 1900's

Description

This was a pyrene fire extinguisher. When the gases heat up and reach a certain pressure, the valve would let go and the fluid would extinguish the fire. However, they did not know at the time that when pyrene hit open flames it turned into mustard gas.