Which Extinguisher Should Be Used?

  BC
Dry Powder
ABC 
Dry Powder
AFFF 
Foam
Water Carbon
Dioxide
A Class Fires    
B Class Fires  
C Class Fires      
Fires with live electrics    

What Are The Fire Classes?

A CLASS FIRES

Fires containing carboaceous materials like paper, wood, straw and textiles.

B CLASS FIRES

Fire involving petrol (leaded and unleaded), oil (not cooking oil), paint, solvents and greases.

C CLASS FIRES

Fire involving gases.

FIRES WITH LIVE ELECTRICS

Fire involving live electrics.

How Do The Different Extinguishers Work?

DRY POWDER

Extinguishes the fire by smothering and a chemical reaction.

AFFF FOAM

Extinguishes the fire by smothering and cooling.

WATER

Extinguishes the fire by cooling.

CARBON DIOXIDE

Extinguishes the fire by cooling.