Class A extinguishers: are for combustible materials such as paper, wood, cardboard, and most plastics.
Class B Extinguishers: are for use with flammable or combustible liquids such as petrol, kerosene, grease and oil.
Class C Extinguishers: are for gas fire risks. Never attempt to tackle a class C fire, isolate gas supply where possible and evacuate the area.
Class D Extinguishers: are commonly found in chemical laboratories. They are for fires that involve combustible metals, such as magnesium, titanium, potassium and sodium.
Class F Extinguishers: are the most recent addition to the fire classifications list. These are for deep fat or cooking oil fires and are now standard in commercial kitchens such as restaurants, hotels or takeaways.

Duddon Fire can help you decide on which extinguishers you might need. If you have any doubt, please contact us and we will be pleased to advise you over the phone or arrange to come and survey your building.

For Your Business
Businesses are required by law to comply with The Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order, and it is the business owners responsibility to provide suitable fire extinguishers and maintain them in line with British Standards. Duddon Fire can give you valuable advice on which extinguishers will be needed, where the best possible position is for them to be placed and any other questions that you might want to ask.

For Your Home, Car or Caravan
We can supply suitable fire extinguishers for your home, car, caravan, boat and motorhome. We can advise on what is the most suitable type and size. Powder is typically recommended for its multi purpose properties, but CO2 leaves no mess or residue.

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