Class A fire

Class A fire

A Class A fire is one of six fire classifications that involves carbonaceous solids or combustible materials.

A carbonaceous solid is one where the primary chemical element is carbon that serves as the base fuel.

Carbonaceous solids commonly found around the home, workshop or workplace include cardboard, timber, cloth, dry garden clippings, etc.

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