Based on Material which may catch fire, we need to choose appropriate type of fire extinguisher.
- CLASS A : Ordinary Combustibles Like Cloth, Wood and Paper.
- Class B : Flammable Liquids like grease, gasoline and oil.
- Class C : electrical appliances and tools
- Class D : flammable metals (mostly in factories)
- Class K : vegetable oils, animal oils, or fats in cooking appliances.