Class and Types of Fires

Class and Types of Fires

Wood, paper, ordinary combustibles. Uses water or dry chemicals.
Gasoline, oil, grease, other greasy liquids. Extinguishes by smothering, cooling or heat shielding using carbon dioxide or dry chemicals.
Electrical equipment fires. Extinguishes with nonconducting agents such as carbon dioxide or dry chemicals.
Fires in combustible metals. Extinguises by using specialized extinguishing powders.