What type of fire extinguisher is appropriate for fires involving pesticides?

April 23, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

The pesticide label may contain information on the type of fire extinguisher needed for that particular product. However, ABC-classified extinguishers are appropriate for most pesticides. For more information, contact your local fire department and refer to the following publication: Use, Placement, Maintenance and Testing of Portable Fire Extinguishers (EZfacts Document Number 135) from Lab Safety Supply.

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