Fire Extinguishers;

Study the following colours and contents, and what to use them on. The following also includes what not to use them on;

Remember; there are questions on this!

Water, for use on wood, paper and textiles.

Do NOT use on live electrical equipment, flammable liquids or flammable metal fires.

Foam, for use on wood, paper and textiles, and Flammable Liquids.

Do NOT use on live electrical equipment, or flammable metal fires.

Dry powder can be used on all fires, but should not be used indoors if another type of extinguisher is available.

Carbon Dioxide CO2, is safe for flammable liquids and live electrical equipment.

Do NOT use on wood, paper and textiles or flammable metal fires.

Wet Chemical extinguishers are for Class F fires (Cooking Fats and Oils). Typical applications can be Hospitals, Supermarkets, Hotels, Public Places, Restaurants, Industrial Units and many others.

They can be used on Cooking oils and fats, and wood, paper and textiles.

Do NOT use on, live electrical equipment, flammable liquids or flammable metal fires.