Which type of fire extinguisher is most commonly used in hospitals? A variety of fire types can be Extinguishered with Dry Chemical type. They can be used in type A, type B, and type C fires.
What are the two 2 types of fire extinguishers used within the hospital?
Our range of hospital fire extinguishers include the general purpose water fire extinguisher for class A fires, co2 extinguisher for class B and electrical fires, and the multi-use extinguisher for class A, B and F fires.
What type of fire extinguishers are used in hospitals?
The best fire extinguisher for hospitals is a water mist fire extinguisher – this will knock out the fire without damaging the equipment.
What are the two types of fire extinguishers?
There are four classes of fire extinguishers – A, B, C and D – and each class can put out a different type of fire.
- Class A extinguishers will put out fires in ordinary combustibles such as wood and paper.
- Class B extinguishers are for use on flammable liquids like grease, gasoline and oil.
What is the best fire extinguisher to use in a healthcare facility?
An “ABC” Multipurpose type of extinguisher is the most common found in the healthcare setting. It extinguishes using dry chemicals by smothering the fire and forming a fire retardant coating.