The different types of fire extinguishers for each type of fire,to be totally effective choose the correct fire extinguisher. So before using or buying any fire extinguisher, it is important to look carefully at what type of fire you maybe tackling so you use correct fire extinguisher to extinguish the fire safely.
Five main types of extinguishers are:
- Wet Chemical
- Dry Powder (ABC rated)
- Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
- Dry Water Mist
There is also the smaller wet chemical fire extinguisher, businesses and households may use these for deep fat fryer fires, but are mainly used in commercial kitchen environments.