A fire extingusher
is a portable container of chemicals that can be discharged in a jet to put
out a fire
. There are three classes of fire exinguishers, A, B, and C.
- Class A extinguishers are used for putting out fires of general combustibles such as wood or paper. These usually contain a foam-like mixture of water and carbon dioxide.
- Class B extinguishers are intended for use on liquids or grease.
- Class C extinguishers are used on electrical fires.
- fire-suppression system - Halon - fire alarm - fire hydrant - fire engine - arson