This page will explain about the range of fire extinguishers that we can supply, install and maintain for you.
Having the right type of fully functioning fire extinguisher, in the right place at the right time is imperative in safeguarding your business, your premises and your staff and helps to ensure that you comply with your regulatory obligations.
Fire extinguishers are hugely valuable in the early stages of a fire. When available and used effectively in the hands of a trained member of staff, will often prevent fire spreading and causing more significant damage and loss to your business.
We can provide regular servicing and maintenance. British Standards typically recommend servicing intervals of 12 months. If you have a large number of extinguishers or special requirements, servicing can be spread over the year to meet your needs and help you manage your costs. We will during a service visit ensure:
We have listed below the classifications of portable fire extinguishers and the type of extinguisher which falls into each classification:
|Class Type||Extinguisher Use|
|Class A||SOLIDS such as paper, wood and textiles|
|Class B||FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS such as paraffin, petrol, oil|
|Class C||FLAMMABLE GASES such as propane, butane, methane|
|Class D||METALS such as aluminium, magnesium, titanium|
|Class E||Fires involving ELECTRICAL equipment|
|Class F||Cooking OIL used in deep fat fryers|
|Example Image||Extinguisher||Used in cases of|
|Water Fire Extinguisher||Class A fires|
|Foam Fire Extinguisher||Class A & B fires|
|Dry Powder Fire Extinguisher||Class A, B & C fires *|
|CO2 Fire Extinguisher||Class B & Electrical|
|Wet Chemical||Class F|
|Specialist Metals Fire Extinguisher||Class D|
|Fire Blanket||Multiple uses including kitchen fires such as chip pans and to wrap a clothing fire on a person|
* The gas supply must be isolated first prior to extinguishing a Class C fire. British Standards recommend extreme care with respect to the placement and operation of dry powder extinguishers in confined areas.