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Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers

For cooking oil fires.


6L F Class Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher

• Wet chemical fire extinguisher

• Kitemarked to BS EN3: 1996

• CE Marked



Fire is separated into five classes, A, B, C, D and F:

  • Class A - Fires involving solid materials, usually of an organic nature, in which combustion normally takes place with the formation of glowing embers (e.g. paper, wood, textiles).

  • Class B - Fires involving liquids or liquefiable solids (e.g. petrol, oil, paint).

  • Class C - Fires involving gases (e.g. hydrogen, propane, butane).

  • Class D - Fires involving metals (e.g. potassium, magnesium, sodium).

  • Class F - Fires involving cooking oil and fats.

Note: Electrical fires (formerly Class E) are not included, as fires involving electrical hazards can fall into any of the five classes.


There are five main types of fire

extinguishers in general use:

  • Water

  • AFFF Foam

  • ABC Dry Powder

  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

  • Wet Chemical

Class of Fire & Type of Fire Extinguisher to Use