Fire Preventors Society


137, Jalan Puteri 6/5,
Bandar Puteri,
47100 Puchong,
Selangor, Malaysia.
 +603-8066 7570
 +603-8066 7470

59, Jalan Sri Pantai,
Taman Johor,
81200 Johor Bahru,
Johor, Malaysia.

Fire Extinguisher Usage

In general, there are five types of fire extinguisher. Fire extinguisher are labelled based on "Symbol" or "Letters of the Alphabet".

Fire Classes


Extinguished fire from solid material like wood, paper, cloth and other flammable object.

Extinguished fire from liquid like oil, paint, varnish, plastic and others.

Extinguished fire from gasses like butane, acetylene, electrical wiring, fuse box, electrical device and others.

Extinguished fire from metal like potassium, sodium, calcium and magnesium.

Extinguished fire from cooking oil that are used commercially.


Easy steps to use a Fire Extinguisher :

  • Pull the Pin at the top of the extinguisher
  • Aim at the base of the fire
  • Squeeze the lever slowly
  • Sweep from side to side