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The Proper Fire Extinguishers for a Commercial Emergency

11/3/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Kennett Square/Oxford understands how important it is to keep your business functioning and running smoothly for your clients and employees.  During the event of a fire, there are many actions you can take to both prevent a fire from occurring as well as getting worse.  Below, we list the different types of fire extinguishers that your business should store and maintain in your facility.

Class A Fire Extinguishers are the most common type for your business. These are used when most materials create a fire hazard in your facility.

Class B Fire Extinguishers are utilized for fires involving flammable liquids such as grease and gasoline.

Class C Fire Extinguishers are used when electrical appliances or equipment cause a fire.

Class D extinguishers are utilized in fires that occur in factories such as facilities working with metal.

Class K extinguishers are intended for use when a fire occurs in a commercial kitchen where cooking oils are involved.

Should a fire occur in your business, SERVPRO of Kennett Square/Oxford is here to help.  Please be sure to choose the right fire extinguisher for your business and follow the proper safety procedures for your commercial building.  In the event that the fire can’t be extinguished or damage is left behind, our fire restoration professionals can handle any size fire, smoke, or soot damage that you experience.

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