Fire Extinguishers

This information is designed to help you make the right choice when purchasing your fire extinguishers.

 The correct type of fire extinguisher must be used to tackle each type of fire, using the incorrect extinguisher could cause the fire to spread or even an explosion.

Below is a list of different types of fires and the correct type of extinguisher.

 

Types of Fire    
Class A
Fires involving solid materials, which burn with glowing embers such as wood, paper or textiles.
Type of Extinguisher required - Foam, Water, Dry Powder
  Class B
Flammable liquids, such as petrol, diesel, oils etc.
Type of Extinguisher required- Foam, Dry Powder, C02
     
Class C
Fires involving gases
Type of Extinguisher – Dry Powder
  Class D
Metals
Type of Extinguisher required – Special Metal Extinguisher
     
Class F
Cooking fats and oils as found in deep fat fryers.
Type of Extinguisher – Wet Chemical
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical Fires – C02
Visit our online shop to order your fire extinguishers?
Alternatively if you require any advice please contact us on shop@alefiresystemsltd.co.uk

If you require installation of your new extinguishers we can arrange this for you.  Please enquire for installation quotation.

Fire Extinguisher Maintenance
Once a fire extinguisher has been used, even if only partially it must be recharged.
Fire extinguishers require annually maintenance.

For maintenance of fire extinguishers or fire extinguisher training please contact sales@alefiresystemsltd.co.uk