Types of Fire Extinguishers

There are many different types of fire extinguishers intended for various purposes.

You wouldn’t want to use a 50-pound extinguisher designed for chemical fires in a lab to put out a small grease fire in your kitchen!

Using the wrong type of fire extinguisher is not only dangerous, but can actually encourage the fire to spread.

In this video, Edina, MN Fire Marshall Tom Jenson explains the features and uses of four different types of fire extinguishers to help you decide what extinguisher is right for you.