Frequently Asked Questions

If you’re looking to save a little time and get all of your “burning” questions out of the way instantly (pun intended), here are some common questions we get and their answers.


Can Fire Extinguishers be Refilled?

Yes, we offer fire extinguisher refill services for most dry chemical and clean agent extinguishers. Unfortunately, fire extinguishers with plastic handles are designed for one-time use and cannot be refilled. Trust us to handle your fire safety needs with expertise and care. Contact us today for all your fire extinguisher refill requirements.

Can you refill c02 extinguishers and cylinders?

Absolutely! We refill CO2 extinguishers and cylinders. Trust our professional team to keep your equipment at full capacity.  Choose our reliable refill service for precision and care. Don’t compromise on safety, choose us today!

The fire marshal says i need breaker bars for my extinguisher cabinets

Looking for breaker bars? We have what you need at Instant Fire Protection. Find them in-store or have them expertly installed for a small fee. Don’t compromise on safety – get your breaker bars today!


My fire extinguisher needs a hydrostatic test. Can you help?

Yes we can! Our certified and trained technicians conduct hydrostatic testing on fire extinguishers and cylinders in our shop on Portland Road. Dry chemical and clean agent fire extinguisher are required to have a hydrostatic test every 12 years. CO2, Class K, and  water fire extinguishers need to have a hydrostatic test every 5 years.

Where can i get a hydrostatic test on my paintall cylinder?

Instant Fire Protection Co in Slaem, Oregon, conducts hydrostatic testing on all types of cylinders, including paintball.

Can i purchase fire extinguishers from you?

Instant Fire Protection Co carries commercial-grade Amerex fire extinguishers for all of your fire safety needs. We can assist you in determining what size and type of extinguisher are needed to satisfy your requirements.

Stop by our shop at 3385 Portland Rd NE, Salem OR, or give us a call at 503-362-4511 to schedule an on-site consultation. We have many standard sizes and types of extinguishers in stock. If what you are looking for is not in our storehouse, we are happy to order it for you!