Know the 5 Different Types of Fire Safety Equipment

Fire is a threat to life and property and therefore correct fire safety equipment is vital. Right fire protection equipment can keep you and your property safe for longer durations. In cases of a small fire, the fire equipment can be used to completely extinguish it while in case of huge combustions, the fire equipment would assist in protecting life and property until the correct help is provided.

Proper fire fighting equipment is critical in the event of a fire. Today, there are many different types of fire fighting equipment in Australia but getting the right ones and training to use them is vital. At Victorian Fire Protection (VFP), we have a range of fire safety products designed to keep you and your property safe. The usage of different fire protection equipment depends upon the situation, environment and intensity of a fire. We sell, install and maintain a wide array of fire safety products. Some of our different types of fire protection equipment are as follows:

Fire Extinguisher

One of the most important fire protection product is the fire extinguisher. It helps in extinguishing or control fires in various emergencies. Different types of fire extinguishers are used for different fire categories. At VFP, we provide you with water extinguisher, foam extinguisher, CO2 extinguisher, dry chemical powder extinguisher and wet chemical extinguisher.

Fire Hose Reels

Fire hose reels are the perfect first-attack piece of fire equipment and are most ideal for extinguishing class A fires. The fires that are fuelled by paper, rubber, wood, and other non-conductive materials can be exterminated by fire hose reels. It is ideal for commercial, residential and industrial buildings throughout Australia.


Various types of fire sprinklers can be used based on the design, installation and maintenance of the sprinkler. Our fire sprinklers are generally interconnected with the fire protection system and act as a critical initiating device for alarms, fire brigade notification and more.

Fire Blankets

Fire blankets are non-flammable and can hold up to 900 degrees temperatures in smothering fires by not allowing any oxygen to the fire. They can be used to extinguish small fires in the home, caravan, boat or garage. A fire blanket can also be wrapped around a person whose clothes have caught alight. Fire blankets are ideals for Class F fires that are caused by cooking fat oils.

Fire Indicator Panel

A fire indicator panel is integrated with different sensors like smoke detectors, temperature detectors, flame detectors and manual break glass points. Once any of the sensors detect any change or unusual activity, the system gets activating sending an alert signal, stating the occurrence of a fire. At VFP, we provide the highest standards FIT units comply to AS1670.1

Victorian Fire Protection is your one-stop solution for fire protection equipment and their training. We provide various other fire safety equipment including signages, emergency lightings, smoke alarms, safety gears, first aid kit, emergency information box and more. Connect with us on 1300 974 877 now.

Know the 5 Different Types of Fire Safety Equipment
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