There are five different classes of fires, each designated by a letter.
Class A: The most common type of fire, Class A fires have combustibles that include paper, wood, cloth, plastic, trash and other ordinary materials that may be found in any home or business.
Class B: Fires caused by flammable liquids are considered Class B fires. These flammable liquids include gasoline, paint and oil. A Class B fire may also include combustibles such as propane or butane, which are flammable gases.
Class C: Electrical fires are Class C fires and include fires that originate from outlets, wires and other electrical components.
Class D: Any fire caused by combustible metals such as magnesium, sodium, aluminum and potassium, also known as chemical fires, are Class D.
Class K: Combustibles such as cooking oils, grease and fats are Class K fires.
If your home or business has experience a fire, please call SERVPRO of Bloomington / Richfield for a professional restoration. We will work with your insurance and are here to help!