The Dry Powder is the most common type of extinguisher in the home. It is versatile, suitable for general fire, flammable liquids, and gases (these are referred to as categories A, B and C on the label). It is also safe to use where electricity is present but always switch off the gas and electric as soon as safe to do so.
- Suitable for the home
- Safe to use on electrical fires
- Ideal for the kitchen, car, caravan or boat
Safe-From provides a free guide to making your property fire safe with all our products. This includes an Escape Plan, check lists for common hazards and how to use electrical extensions safely.
Remember, all domestic fire fighting equipment is designed to be used on small fires in the initial stages. If the fire has spread evacuate and call the emergency services. This extinguisher is not suitable for use on fires in cooking oils or fats. A fire blanket should be used on these.