In this helpful guide, we take a look at how a water fire extinguisher works and detail all the need-to-know information about water fire extinguishers.
When, where and how should I use a Water Fire Extinguisher? Your questions answered.
A water-based fire extinguisher is a popular choice for Class A fires (combustible materials). Water fire extinguishers work by cooling the fuel and ensuring it burns at a much slower pace until the fire is extinguished.
How does water Fire Extinguishers work?
A water fire extinguisher is designed to expel water to cool down or extinguish the fire.
What kinds of fires are water fire extinguishers suitable for?
Water fire extinguishers are suitable for Class A Fires.
How is a water fire extinguisher identified?
You can identify water fire extinguishers by colour on them, water fire extinguishers should have a red body and an agent-specific colour code band covering between 5-10% of the surface relating to the extinguisher’s contents, water fire extinguishers feature a red label. Also can see How to Identifying Fire Extinguishers by Colour?
What sizes do water fire extinguishers come in?
At EvolutionFire, our range of Water Fire Extinguishers available includes 6L, 9L. See our water fire extinguishers. Choosing your size will depend on your unique needs and risks. Larger extinguishers are more powerful and provide protection in particularly high-risk areas, but a smaller extinguisher at a lower price may be more suitable if your risk is low. Chat to us to determine which product is right for you.
How do I use water fire extinguisher?
Water extinguishers can be used just like any fire extinguisher. Simply follow the PASS technique: Pull the Pin. Aim it at the fire. Squeeze the handle. Sweep from side to side.
Learn more about how to use a fire extinguisher.