Every household extinguisher is labeled A, B, or C – some are labeled all three. This letter indicates the types of fire it is effective against.
A – Ordinary combustibles, like wood, paper, and cloth.
B – Flammable liquids, such as cooking oil or gasoline.
C – Electrical equipment.
They also come in different sizes:
10 pound – Best for the garage or home workshop.
5 pound – Best for the kitchen or laundry room.
2 pound – Best for the car.
You can never be too prepared! Help save your future-self from a disaster, and educate yourself on fire-extinguishers and other fire safety tips.