Fire Extinguishers

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Fire Extinguishers

Fire extinguishers are a safety precaution that saves innocent lives daily in the UK; they are a british legal requirement in all public space buildings. These can be undervalued but would be the first thing you would look for if a minor, manageable fire broke out in your building. Fire extinguishers are a life-saving tool because they act as the first line of defence in a fire outbreak to escape the premises.

Types of Extinguishers


  • Colour coded: Red
  • Class A
  • Solid combustibles
  • Not suitable for fuelled by flammable liquid or electrical fires


  • Colour coded: Cream
  • Class A and B
  • Versatile extinguisher
  • Foam agent helps to prevent re-ignition


  • Colour coded: Black
  • Class B or E
  • Electrical Appliances
  • CO2 is not a conductor and does not leave any harmful residue behind


  • Colour coded: Blue
  • Class A, B or C (Possibly D, needs to be specialised Powder)
  • Outside fires and electrical
  • Not suitable for inside fires as may cause damage to individual health, location goods or machinery

Wet Chemical

  • Colour coded: Yellow
  • Class F
  • Cooking fats or oils
  • Most suited to restaurants and kitchens. Usually have an additional class A rating




Hospitals and General Practices of any medical attention. Including vehicle products for emergency vehicles.



Offices of all shapes and sizes, including warehouse spaces and break out rooms.


A modern classroom segment.See also

The education sector, all year groups and educational key stages including University and College.



Apartments or flat blocks with various amounts of rooms or occupants – Including garage space or locked facilities.

University Halls


University halls, common rooms and social areas, including canteens and gymnasiums.

Need Fire Extinguisher Training?

FLR Fire and Security are fully qualified and efficient in producing high-quality Fire Extinguisher training. Our service ranges from very basic training all the way up to courses with all fire extinguisher types.

Need something more specific?


Need proffesional assessment of your property or business? We offer a free site survey with our fully qualified engineers.

Fire Extinguishers and why you need them

Find out more about the individual fire extinguishers and all you need to know over on our blog post. Click the link below.

What's the UK Law

Find out everything you need to know on the do’s and don’ts within the UK Law.


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