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 Can class k fire extinguishers be used on any type of fire?

Answer The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) rates Class K fire extinguishers for commercial kitchen fires. The extinguisher contains a potassium acetate agent ideal for smothering grease fires. The ... Read More »
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What type of fire extinguishers are used in nascar races?

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What type of fire extinguisher should be used on a gasoline fire?

Only a class B fire extinguisher should be used on a gasoline fire. Household and auto extinguishers usually have a B-C rating. Some are A-B-C rated. Never spray water on a gasoline fire.Fire Exti... Read More »
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Why is carbon dioxide used in fire extinguishers?

Carbon dioxide both chills and smothers--two properties that make it valuable when used in a fire extinguisher. CO2 extinguishers can put out fires too dangerous to be put out with water.Fire Extin... Read More »
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What is the name of a gas used in fire extinguishers?

Most gas-based fire extinguishers contain halon, a non-combustible, non-corrosive, stable gas. Halon works by reacting with the key ingredients in a fire (fuel, oxygen and spark or ignition) and th... Read More »
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