Fire Extinguishers

This page will explain about the range of fire extinguishers that we can supply, install and maintain for you.

Fire Extinguishers


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.

How can we help?

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:

Circumstances when you should consider asking for the expertise we offer:

Technical information

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 Extinguisher Water Fire Extinguisher Class A fires
Foam Extinguisher Foam Fire Extinguisher Class A & B fires
Dry Powder Extinguisher Dry Powder Fire Extinguisher Class A, B & C fires *
CO2 Extinguisher CO2 Fire Extinguisher Class B & Electrical
Wet Chemical Extinguisher Wet Chemical Class F
Dry Powder Extinguisher Specialist Metals Fire Extinguisher Class D
Fire Blanket 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.