Different types of Fire? Yes !
Know the Class Category for Fire Extinguishers
by Keith Dooley and Roger Tunsley from ehow.com
Auto garages are full of electrical equipment, gasoline, oil and chemicals, any of which can cause or make a fire worse.
For this reason, it is best that your workshop is equipped with relevant type/s of fire extinguishers to deal with different types of fire.
Fires are classified by the type of material that’s burning.
There’s a broad international agreement on fire classifications in Australia, Asia and Europe.
But the American classifications differ.