All fires can be very dangerous and life- threatening.
Your safety should always be your primary concern when attempting to fight a fire.
There are five classes of fire extinguishers labeled with standard letters and symbols for the classes of fires that they can put out.
Class A – Ordinary combustibles – is made of foam or dry chemicals.
Class B – Flammable liquids or gases – is made of foam or carbon dioxide or halon.
Class C – Electrical equipment – is made from dry chemicals or halon.
Class D – Combustible metals – is made from dry powder agents designed for these types of metals.
Class K – Involve cooking oils used in commercial cooking equipment.
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