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Fire Classifications for your Fire Extinguishers

Fire Classifications - Infographic Blog

 

Fire Classifications

Fires are classified into groups that correspond with the types of extinguishers best used on them.

The types of fire have been classified into six categories:

Fire Classifications:

Class A

Fires involving combustible materials such as paper, wood, and fabrics

Class B

Fires involving flammable liquids such as petrol and paint

Class C

Fires involving flammable gasses, for example, hydrogen, methane, and butane

Class D

Fires involving burning metals such as magnesium, potassium, or aluminium

Class F

Fires involving fats or cooking oils, such as those used in deep fat fryers

Electrical

Fires caused by electrical equipment

Do you need help with what types of extinguisher your business needs?

Get in touch, for more information on safely using the correct type of extinguisher on the right type of fire.
Call us on 0845 402 3045 or email sales@assured-ltd.co.uk

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