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About Fire

Class A

Class A Fires consist of ordinary combustibles such as wood, paper, trash or anything else thatleaves an ash. Water works best to extinguish a Class A fire.

Class B

Class B Fires are fueled by flammable or combustible liquids, which include oil, gasoline, and other similar materials. Smothering effects which deplete the oxygen supply work best to extinguish Class B fires.

Class C

Energized electrical fires are known as Class C fires. Always de-energize the circuit then use a non-conductive extinguishing agent. Such as Carbon dioxide.

Class D

Class D Fires are combustible metal fires, usually dense materials. Magnesium and Titanium are the most common types of metal fires. Once a metal ignites do not use water in an attempt to extinguish it. Only use a Dry Powder extinguishing agent. Dry powder agents work by smothering and heat absorption.

How to manage fire

by Fire Emergency Guidelines :

If you discover a fire:Alert people in the area of the need to evacuate.Activate the nearest fire alarm.Call Public Safety.Extinguish the fire, if it can be done safely 

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Fire Safety Tips

by Understanding Fire

The aim of fire prevention is to avoid these three coming into contact. A fire can be prevented or extinguished by removing any one of the elements in the fire triangle.

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