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Fire Extinguishers & Equipment FAQs

What type of extinguisher should I use on a gas BBQ?

The best extinguisher for gas barbecues is water mist which is totally non-toxic and fights all types of fires. It also creates a safe cloud of mist between the user and the fire and cannot harm children if used mischievously.

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