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What are Class B and Class C fires?

What are Class B and Class C fires?

Class B: Flammable liquids such as alcohol, ether, oil, gasoline and grease, which are best extinguished by smothering. Class C: Electrical equipment, appliances and wiring in which the use or a nonconductive extinguishing agent prevents injury from electrical shock.

What are Class ABCD and K fires?

Fire extinguishers are classified by the type of fire that they will extinguish. A Class A fire extinguisher is used for ordinary combustibles, such as wood, paper, some plastics, and textiles….The ABCs, Ds, and Ks of Fire Extinguishers.

Fire Class Travel Distance
Class D 75 feet

What do you use on a Class B fire?

carbon dioxide fire extinguisher
CO2: A carbon dioxide fire extinguisher works on a Class B fire by expelling CO2 to suffocate the fire, removing the oxygen necessary to keep it burning.

What are the 4 types of fire extinguishers and their uses?

There are four classes of fire extinguishers – A, B, C and D – and each class can put out a different type of fire.

  • Class A extinguishers will put out fires in ordinary combustibles such as wood and paper.
  • Class B extinguishers are for use on flammable liquids like grease, gasoline and oil.

What are the 4 methods of extinguishing fire?

Control measure knowledge

  • The fire tetrahedron identifies the four components needed for burning to take place.
  • All fires can be extinguished by cooling, smothering, starving or by interrupting the combustion process to extinguish the fire.
  • Cooling.

When did the Lochgelly Centre in Fife open?

Lochgelly Centre is a bright, modern and attractive community space, combining a 412-seat theatre, studio theatre, art studios and meeting and practice rooms. The centre officially reopened in February 2012, following a £2.5 million investment by Fife Council.

When is the Centre County Fire skills test?

The written test will be on September25th at 1800 hours at the Centre County Public Safety Training Center. The Skills testing will be September 27at 0800 hours. Cost is $185. If you have any questions or would like to register contact Mark Keller at [email protected] All applications need to be turned in by 9/14/2020.

Who are the famous people from Lochgelly mining school?

Fife Mining School: John Keddie, Jimmy Logan, Colin McCullough. Lochgelly: Owen Conaghan, Will Wright, Jock Johnson. Cyclists: Jimmy Fairgrieve and Brenda Dawson. I worked in London, Glenrothes, and Motherwell. I emigrated to Canada in 1966, and the US a year later.

Who are people with fond memories of Lochgelly?

Folk with fond memories of Lochgelly have decided to share some of their thoughts. Feel free to e-mail me at [email protected] My name is Michael Sawicz and I came across your site while doing a search of Lochgelly. I was born in Lochgelly in 1956 and moved to Canada with my family when I was a year old.