Powder Fire Extinguishers

Powder Fire Extinguishers

Powder Fire Extinguishers are the most versatile classification of extinguisher. With the ability to tackle fires in classes A, B, C, D and electrical fires, Firechief Powder Extinguishers are a must for any office, school or workplace thanks to their multi-disciplinary nature.

Powder Fire Extinguishers are the only extinguisher designed to tackle:

  • Fires involving carbon based materials (as are water and foam extinguishers)
  • Fires involving flammable liquids (as are foam and CO2 extinguishers)
  • Fires involving gases
  • Fires involving flammable metals
  • Fires involving electrical equipment.

The only class of fire that Powder Extinguishers are not designed to tackle is F. This category consists of fires that involve cooking oil and fats. These require wet chemical extinguishers to manage the spread of hot oils and their flammable nature.