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Tag: fire extinguisher

Film Gear: Fire Extinguishers

by on Jun.11, 2012, under Gear

The first thing off the truck...

Here’s a piece of equipment that I bring to every film shoot and yet hope I’ll never need to use: the fire extinguisher.  This is usually one of the first things I pull off the truck when I’m unloading my gear (and conversely, the last thing I put away at the end of the day).  If you’re going to plug in lights—or plug in anything for that matter—you really must have a fire extinguisher.  With you.  On the set.  Film lights get hot enough to set curtains or other things on fire very quickly.  And you really don’t want to burn someone’s house down to make your film or series.

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