Class A Fires: Ordinary combustible materials such as Wood, Paper, Straw, Textiles, Coal etc.
Class B Fires: Flammable liquids such as Petrol, Diesel, Oils, Paraffin etc.
Class C Fires: Flammable gases such as Methane, Propane, Hydrogen, Natural Gas etc.
Class D Fires: Combustible metals such as Magnesium, Aluminium, Lithium etc.
Class F Fires: Cooking media such as Cooking Oil, Fats, Grease etc.
Electrical Fires: Electrical Appliances such as Computers, Stereos, Fuse boxes etc.
To make it easier to illustrate which extinguisher should be used on which class of fire, labels will be displayed in two ways.
- A letter designation which corresponds to the type of fire it will extinguish.
- An illustrated symbol which represents the type of combustible materials it will extinguish.