(a) The landlord shall repair or replace a fire extinguisher at the landlord’s expense if:
(1) on inspection, the fire extinguisher is found:
(A) not to be functioning; or
(B) not to have the correct pressure indicated on the gauge or pressure indicator as recommended by the manufacturer of the fire extinguisher; or
(2) a tenant has notified the landlord that the tenant has used the fire extinguisher for a legitimate purpose.
(b) If the tenant or the tenant’s invited guest removes, misuses, damages, or otherwise disables a fire extinguisher:
(1) the landlord is not required to repair or replace the fire extinguisher at the landlord’s expense; and
(2) the landlord is required to repair or replace the fire extinguisher within a reasonable time if the tenant pays in advance the reasonable repair or replacement cost, including labor, materials, taxes, and overhead.

Terms Used In Texas Property Code 92.264

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.