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As I understand it (from my yearly exposure to the Fire Chief explaining it, which in recent years added the "type K" extinguisher) those are really purely meant for commercial kitchens with built-in hood fire suppression systems - the type K material does not interact badly with the stuff used in the hood system while a normal ABC evidently does. The fire ...


An ABC extinguisher should be safe for all three classes of fire. It may not be be the most effective possible choice, or the easiest to clean up after. Depending on what you think the hazards are, how willing you are to fight them, what experience you have, how badly you panic (as opposed to, for example, smothering the fire with a pot lid), and how much ...

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