Water Fire Extinguishers
Water Fire Extinguishers are used for burning wood, paper and soft furnishings (these are called Class A fires). The water soaks the material, removing the heat and extinguishing the fire.
- Doesn’t contain harmful chemicals
- Can only be used against one class of fire - Class A
- Low fire fighting rating (long discharge time due to large size)
- Can’t be used on electricity (as water is a conductor)