Francis Fire Protection Services supply, commission, and install foam fire extinguishers throughout the entirety of Cheshire including Macclesfield, Chester, Warrington, and the surrounding areas. Foam Fire Extinguishers are suitable for use on Class A combustible fires and Class B flammable liquid fires. Foam extinguishers work by smothering burning materials to quickly extinguish fires.
Foam fire extinguishers are regularly installed and commissioned by Francis Fire Protection Services at different types of premises including factories, offices, and warehouses. All installations are carefully inspected and tested to ensure that your foam extinguisher(s) have been set up correctly and ready for operational use. We also provide annual fire extinguisher servicing in-line with British Standards BS5306-3 & 8-3 & 8.
Foam fire extinguishers are one of the most common types of extinguishers that we install throughout Cheshire and they tend to be used for fires that involve flammable solids and flammable liquids. Moreover, they’re also highly effective for extinguishing fires that involve textiles, paper, and wood. All fire extinguishers installed by Francis Fire Protection Services are also fully commissioned, wall or stand-mounted, and finished with photoluminescent ID signage.
There are many benefits to the foam extinguisher. The extinguisher is a non-toxic choice meaning that it won’t damage most materials. Moreover, because of the way the extinguisher is designed, it significantly reduces the risk of the fire re-igniting by producing a blanket of foam. When you choose Francis Fire Protection Services for foam extinguishers, you get peace of mind as all our fire safety engineers are fully qualified and highly experienced.
Foam extinguishers are the most suitable choice for Class B fires, which are a common type of fire. Whether you’re looking for a British Standards Kitemarked type of foam extinguisher, our alternatives (polished, antique, and stainless) don’t fully comply with *British Standards BS5306-3 & 8-3 & 8 not being Kitemarked but are purchase by businesses looking to maintain specific interiors. For example, polished extinguishers serve as a stunning addition to elegant interiors.
*Note: For fire extinguishers to be (distributed) in the United Kingdom they must be, as a minimum, be CE marked. The CE mark tells the user that the product complies with applicable standards. In this instance, the standard is EN3. In order for a fire extinguisher to gain a CE mark is must comply with parts 1-10 to EN3, excluding part 7 paragraph 16.1 which has reference to the colour. The accreditation bodies view this as not part of the safety, operation and testing of the unit and is purely cosmetic the CE mark can be attached. Once the CE mark is attached, the unit becomes legal for sale within the UK and Europe.
Foam Fire Extinguishers
Fire extinguishers aren’t just essential, they are a legal obligation in-line with The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and your Fire Risk Assessment(s). Ensuring that your business is complying with the latest fire safety legislation is paramount to protecting your valuable premises, employees, and visitors in the event of a fire. It’s no understatement to say that extinguishers are key in preventing catastrophic damage by first-aid firefighting small undeveloped fires along with aiding successful escape from such fire related incidents.
A foam fire extinguisher requires annual servicing in-line with British Standards BS5306-3 & 8-3 & 8, at 5-years an extended service or service exchange will be required. Overall, this largely depends on how well kept your extinguisher(s) is kept and ensuring its serviced annually.
Yes, of course. After we have commissioned and installed your foam fire extinguisher(s), we will then offer fire extinguisher servicing. It is a legal requirement under The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, and that of your Fire Risk Assessment, for all extinguishers installed to be serviced at least once annually. The purpose of annual fire extinguisher servicing is to protect your valuable building and more importantly the people within the building in the event of a fire breaking out.
Francis Fire Protection Services are proud to be your local and reliable fire extinguisher company covering Cheshire. We have over 25+ years of experience and have dozens of 5-star Google reviews. If you require extinguisher installation or servicing, we would love to hear from you today.