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Fire Extinguishers And Their Applications

Fire Extinguisher Safety Information Guide Using The Correct Type

Updated information with the release of the ALL Purpose Fire Extinguisher

Firexo (Red/Blue)

  • Use for: All Fire Classes (A, B, C, D, Electrical, F & Lithium-ion Battery Fires)
  •  Don't use for:  n/a

Water (Red)

  • Use for: Solid combustibles (Class A)
  • Don't use for: Electrical, flammable liquids, or gases

Dry Powder (Blue)

  • Use for: Solid combustibles, flammable liquids, flammable gases, electrical fires (Class A, B, C)
  • Don't use for: Cooking oils or fats; confined spaces

Foam (Cream)

  • Use for: Solid combustibles, flammable liquids (Class A, B)
  • Don't use for: Electrical fires

CO2 (Black)

  • Use for: Electrical fires, flammable liquids (Class B)
  • Don't use for: Solid combustibles, cooking oils or fats

Wet Chemical (Yellow)

  • Use for: Solid combustibles, cooking oils and fats (Class A, F)
  • Don't use for: Flammable liquids or gases, electrical fires

Remember to always read the instructions on any fire extinguisher and ensure you are trained on how to use them properly. Safety first!

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