What is the classes of fire and what type of fire extinguishers are used for them?

What is the classes of fire and what type of fire extinguishers are used for them?





Class A. Ordinary combustible materials

              Example: Wood, Cloth, Plastic, Rubber

              Extinguisher- Water, DCP, Foam, CO2, Halon







Class B.  Combustible liquids and gases.
             Example: Gasoline, Diesel, Oil, Grease, Oil based paint, tar…
             Extinguisher- CO2, Foam, DCP
  



Class C. Energized electrical equipment
             Extinguisher - DCP, FM 200, Halon, Carbon dioxide.








Class D: Combustible metals

            Example: Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc, Calcium, Titanium


            Extinguisher- Metal x-type, Combustatible metal type
  






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