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Fire Extinguisher Guide

FIRE EXTINGUISHER GUIDE A CLASS: A W TYPE: WATER COLOUR: RED FOR USE ON: Can be used on all Class A fires: Fires involving freely burning materials such as wood, paper, textiles and other carbonaceous materials. DONT USE ON: Do not use on any fires involving liquid, flammable gases, electrical and cooking media. CLASS: B FOAM F TYPE: FOAM COLOUR: CREAM FOR USE ON: Can be used on all Class A & Class B fires: Fires involving flammable liquids, petrol and spirits. DONT USE ON: Do not use on any fires involving flammable gases, electrical, cooking media, alcohol or cooking oils. CLASS: C PONOCR P TYPE: POWDER COLOUR: BLUE FOR USE ON: Can be used on all Class A, Class B & Class C fires: Fires involving flammable gasses, propane and butane. DONT USE ON: Do not use on any fires involving cooking media or metals. 网 D CLASS: D TYPE: SPECIALIST POWDER P COLOUR: BLUE FOR USE ON: Can be used on all Class D fires: Fires involving combustible metals such as magnesium, potassium, titanium and zirconium. DONT USE ON: Do not use on any fires involving metals that burn in contact with air or water such as sodium. A CLASS: E TYPE: CO2 COLOUR: BLACK FOR USE ON: Can be used on Class B & Electrical Equipment fires: Fires involving photocopiers, fax machines and computers, electric fires, hair dryers, washing machines. DONT USE ON: Do not use on any fires involving wood, paper, textiles, flammable gases and cooking media. CLASS: F TCHEMCAL P . wC TYPE: WET CHEMICAL COLOUR: YELLOW FOR USE ON: Can be used on fires involving cooking oil and fat. DO NOT USE ON: Do not use on any fires liquids or flammable gases. Fire Safety Store

Fire Extinguisher Guide

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This handy infographic is a guide to the types of fire extinguishers available, their UK classifications and usage.

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