The 5 Classes of Fires

December 14, 2010 No Comments

Did You Know?
There are 5 classes of fires? Extinguishers are marked with standard symbols for the fires they can put out.

CLASS A:
Ordinary combustibles such as wood, cloth, and paper.

CLASS B:
Flammable liquids such as gasoline, oil, and oil-based paint.

CLASS C:
Electrical equipment including wiring, fuse boxes, circuit breakers, machinery, and appliances.

CLASS D:
Combustible metals and combustible metal alloys.

CLASS K:
Cooking media (vegetable or animal oils and fats).

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