Fire Classification

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Fire Involving: SOLID MATERIALS
Usually of organic nature in which combustion normally takes place with the formation of glowing embers (normally carbonaceous fires) e.g wood, paper and textiles

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Fire Involving: LIQUIDS or LIQUEFIABLE SOLIDS
e.g petrol, diesel, paint, solvents etc...

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Fire Involving: GASES
e.g propane, butane, natural gas etc...

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Fire Involving: METALS
e.g magnesium, aluminium etc...

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Fire Involving: LIVE ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
e.g electric motors, control boards etc...

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Fire Involving: COOKING OILS and FAT

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