A fire blanket extinguishes a fire by cutting off the fire’s supply of oxygen, to smother it.
In a residential setting, a fire blanket should be located in the kitchen to assist with fires on the stove.
In commercial situations, a fire blanket should be kept wherever oils or fats, being used in cooking appliances, are a potential fire risk.
Fire Blankets are suitable for fires of:
Class F – Cooking Oils or Fats