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Knowing the different fire extinguisher types is vital to using the correct one for the different type of fire.  In the UK fire extinguishers are a legal requirement for all commercial buildings. They also give peace of mind to homeowners that their family and friends are safer for being prepared in the case of a fire.

Fire Safety Managers Ltd offer a wide range of high quality fire extinguishers manufactured here in the UK, which are fully CE and kitemarked and come with a five year manufacturer’s guarantee.

We can supply you with extinguishers for all types of fire and we will conduct a full site survey to ensure that all your extinguisher needs are met and are in line with your legal responsibilities under the Fire Safety Order 2005.

Know your classes of fire: (Click through the tabs)

  • Flammable Solids such as –

    ♦ Paper

    ♦ Wood

    ♦ Textiles

    ♦ Plastics

    The Fire Extinguishers used for these types of Fires would be a WATER, FOAM (AFFF), WET CHEMICAL OR ABC DRY POWDER

  • Flammable Liquids such as –

    ♦ Petrol

    ♦ Diesel

    ♦ Solvents

    ♦ Paints

    ♦ Paraffin

    The Fire Extinguishers used for these types of Fires would be either a FOAM (AFFF), WET CHEMICAL, ABC DRY POWDER OR CO2 (CARBON DIOXIDE)

  • Flammable Gases such as –

    ♦ Methane

    ♦ Pentane

    ♦ Butane

    ♦ LPG

    ♦ Natural Gas

    The Fire Extinguisher used for these types of Fires would be an ABC DRY POWDER ONLY

  • Combustible Metals such as –

    ♦ Titanium

    ♦ Magnesium

    ♦ Lithium

    The Fire Extinguisher used for these types of Fires would be M28 / L2 which are a specialised powder mix of Sodium Bicarbonate

  • Cooking Fats & Oils such as –

    ♦ Lard

    ♦ Margarine

    ♦ Butter

    ♦ Rapeseed

    The Fire Extinguisher used for these types of Fires would be WET CHEMICAL ONLY

  • Fires that involve Electricity do not have a class of fire they are just regarded as Electrical Fires.

    The Fire Extinguishers used for this type of Fire is a CO2 (CARBON DIOXIDE) OR A DRY POWDER can be used.

 

We also offer basic and advanced fire extinguisher training for all your staff to ensure they are fully aware of fire extinguisher types, classes of fires and how to use an extinguisher.

If you wish to discuss any of our fire extinguisher packages further then please give one of our sales consultants a call on 0121 439 1220 who will be happy to assist and provide you with the best options to suit your requirements and budget.

Similarly you may send an enquiry through our contact page and one of our consultants will be in touch within the hour to assist you further.