By: New Zealand Fire Extinguishers  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Wood, Plastics, Fire Extinguishers

There are six classes of fire that fire extinguishers have been designed to fight, by using the descriptions below you will be able to determine which type of fire extinguisher you will need for your situation.

Class A Fires = Wood, Paper and Plastics

Class B Fires = Flammable Liquids (Petrol, Diesel, Oil etc) 

Class C Fires = Flammable Gasses

Class D Fires = Combustable Metals (Magnesium Fires etc)

Class E Fires = Electrical Fires

Class F Fires = Fires involving Cooking Oils and Fats

Keywords: Class B Fires, Fire Extinguisher, Fire Extinguishers, Flammable Liquids, Plastics, Wood,

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