Methods of Fire Extinguishment | Security Guard

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We have discussed below about 4 methods to extinguish fire. 1. CoolingIn this method, fire is extinguished by removing the heat. Water is the most common element used for cooling. Solids (Class A) fire can be extinguished by cooling method. 2.┬áSmotheringIn this method, fire is extinguished by cutting off the oxygen supply. As we know that about 21% of our atmosphere is occupied by oxygen we need to cover the fire in order to remove the contact with oxygen. Foam extinguishers, CO2 extinguishers, wet clothes, and fire blankets are used for smothering. Liquid and Gas (Class B), Electrical (Class C), Metal (Class D), and Vegetables oil and Animal fats (Class K) fires can be extinguished by smothering method. 3.┬áStarvationIn this method, fire is extinguished by removing fuel supply. In case of…
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