Uttar Pradesh Fire Service
Government Of Uttar Pradesh


How Fires are Classified :

Fires are classified under different classes mentioned as below

Class A
Ordinary combustibles or fibrous carbonaceous material, such as wood, paper, clothe, rubber and some plastics. Ordinary combustibles or fibrous carbonaceous material, such as wood, paper, clothe, rubber and some plastics.

Class B
Flammable or combustible liquids, such as gasoline, kerosene, paint, paint thinners and propane LPG.

Class C
Energized electrical equipment, such as appliances, switches, panel boxes and power tools.

Class D
Certain combustible metals, such as magnesium, titanium, potassium and sodium these metals burn at high temperatures and give off sufficient oxygen to support combustion. They may react violently with water or other chemicals, and must be handled with care.