Every home or business needs fire extinguishers. But not all fire extinguishers are alike. Knowing which one is right for you means identifying the types of fires most likely in a given environment and choosing appropriately. Categories of fire In Australia, fires are divided into six categories based on the type of substance that is burning. Category A covers general combustible materials such as paper, cloth, wood and more, while Category B includes combustible liquids like fuel and oil.
3 January 2018