What is the meaning of colors on fire extinguishers in the UK?

Answer UK fire extinguishers are color-coded according to their contents and the type of fire that they are suitable for tackling. Modern UK extinguishers fall under four categories, with the colors visib... Read More »

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

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 »

Fire Extinguishers Recommended by Fire Departments?

Fire extinguishers are very useful safety tools in both putting out fires and slowing them down to allow for a safe escape from the building. There are different types of fire extinguishers that wo... Read More »

What are the different colour fire extinguishers for?

Oh, Sweets! I have a problem with the mauve. The only thing that saves you is using peach instead of the usual pairing with various shades of blues that too many have used in decorating their homes... Read More »

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 »