Types of Equipment

Carbon Dioxide (Black Label)

Fires which involve live electrical equipment (of any voltage) or flammable liquids

Water (Red Label)

Fires involving materials like wood, fabrics, paper etc. Water must not be used on flammable liquids (white sprit, petrol, oil etc), or electrical fires.

Fire Blanket

Fires which need to be smothered. E.g. used on pan fires and when a person’s clothes are on fire, to smother out the flames.