Class of Fire Extinguishers – Demystified

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.

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