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Types of Fire Extinguisher
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Types of extinguisher

 

 

There are many different types of fire extinguisher available that perform different roles in the event of a fire.


Water Fire Extinguishers
Used for class A fire risks such as as wood, paper, material and cloth
Water Fire Extinguisher

Foam Fire Extinguishers
Used for class A fire risks such as as wood, paper, material and cloth and class B fire risks - flammable liquids such as - petrol, spirits and diesel.
Foam Fire Extinguisher

Co2 Fire Extinguishers
Used for Class B fire risks - flammable liquids such as petrol, spirits and diesel and also Electrical hazards
C02 Fire Extinguisher

Powder Fire Extinguishers
Used for Class A fires (wood, paper, material, cloth, etc), Class B (flammable liquids such as petrol, spirits, diesel), Class C (flammable gas) and also electrical hazards.
Powder Fire Extinguisher

Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers
Used specifically for Fire Risk class F - deep fat cooking fires.
Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher

Fire Blankets
Commonly used for chip pan fires and toasters (kitchen fire risks) but also used for waste bins and in laboratories.
Fire Blanket

 

Fire Classification


Class A Fire Class A fire risks such as as wood, paper, material and cloth

Class B Fire

Class B fire risks - flammable liquids such as petrol, spirits and diesel.


Class C Fire

Class C for flammable gas


Class D Fire

Class D for fires involving metals such as aluminium, magnesium, titanium etc


Electrical Hazards Electrical Hazards - For fires involving Electrical equipment.

Class F Fire

Class F - For fires involving cooking oil & fat etc.


 

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