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How do I dispose of an old or used fire extinguisher?

Old or used fire extinguishers can be properly disposed and/or recycled by taking it to Cintas Fire Protection at 3745 E. 50th Ave., 303-321-0345, Simplex Grinnell Fire Extinguishers at 6240 Smith Road, 303-355-0500 or Sentry Fire And Safety at 1294 S. Inca, 800-479-2712.  A slight fee may be charged for recycling. The Thornton Fire Department does not accept or recycle fire extinguishers. For more information regarding fire extinguisher disposal, please visit Tri-County Health Department at http://www.tchd.org/ and search Chemical Roundup. 
Updated 9/8/2020 7:28 AM
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