Fire Extinguishers

Fire extinguisher service

Looking for a competent company to undertake your fire extinguisher service requirements? Abbot Fire Group are experts in fire extinguisher supply, maintenance and servicing, and only supply reputable and reliable extinguishers. If you need advice on the different fire extinguisher classes, we can help here too. Providing advice on what is best suited for your business needs, whether that’s a Co2 fire extinguisher, or water fire extinguisher.

On-going fire extinguisher servicing contracts, undertaken by BAFE registered technicians to give you peace of mind. Maintenance agreements can be put in place and we’ll even contact you when your fire extinguisher service is due. That's one less thing to worry about.

Asset management - fire extinguisher service dates

Abbot Fire Group can also offer you access to a full online asset and document management system. This enables you to keep up-to-date and identify all your fire safety assets within your building/s.

Fire extinguisher BAFE accreditation

Abbot Fire Group have BAFE SP101 for fire extinguisher servicing / maintenance. You have peace of mind that your fire extinguisher service work is undertaken by a competent company.

Extinguisher classes and their uses

You can see which fire extinguisher is suitable for what purpose at the bottom of this page.

In order to comply with industry standard recommendations, and to ensure the extinguishers can be relied upon when required, an annual fire extinguisher service is required.

Additionally fire extinguishers should also have a visual inspection on a monthly basis by your designated competent person, usually your fire warden. Advice, guidance, and training can be provided on what they should be looking for when conducting these monthly visual inspections.

Packaged solution

Fire extinguisher service packages are subject to an annual attendance / certification fee, with a differing price per fire extinguisher depending upon your preferred service option. All fire extinguisher service requirements are undertaken annually by an experienced and qualified BAFE registered technician. The servicing packages cover the different types of fire extinguisher: water, foam, powder and Co2 (carbon dioxide), so whatever combination you have, you’re covered.


This premium service provides a fixed price per fire extinguisher which includes replacing any unserviceable extinguishers. This package is subject to an initial survey and excludes fire extinguishers that are lost, stolen or damaged.


This price per extinguisher includes fire extinguisher servicing to the prevailing British Standard and / or manufacturer’s instructions. Any fire extinguishers that need replacing will be charged additionally.


A basic package provides a servicing cost per fire extinguisher with any replacement parts or new extinguishers charged additionally.

Five year guarantee

Abbot Fire Group, as an independent award winning business, provides quality fire extinguishers throughout the UK. Choosing premium fire extinguishers from highly reputable manufacturers provides you with a range of products known for their longevity and optimum performance. All new extinguishers are guaranteed for a minimum of 5 years against manufacturing defects, providing they are serviced regularly by BAFE registered technicians. In addition all extinguishers are kitemarked to British Standards EN3 (BSEN3), comply with the pressure equipment directive, and are CE marked.

One call

You may already have fire extinguishers in place, and are looking for maintenance and servicing for your different types of fire extinguisher. Alternatively you may need replacement extinguishers; whatever your fire extinguisher needs, just give us a call on 01280 824111 and we’ll be happy to provide a quote.

Download the Abbot Fire Group fire extinguishers leaflet.

Fire extinguisher type A

Fires involving solid materials, usually of an organic nature, in which combustion normally takes place with the formation of glowing embers.

Extinguisher type B

For fires involving liquids or liquifiable solids

Fire extinguisher type C

Fires involving gasses

Extinguisher type D

For fires involving metals such as magnesium, aluminium and lithium

Fire extinguisher type F

Fires involving cooking fires and fats

*Fire blankets are for Class B fires such as small chips pans, and
can also be used for wrapping people whose clothes have caught fire

†Class F extinguishers are specific to cooking oil and fat fires involving
very high temperatures. These are required in catering kitchens, restaurants and takeaway outlets where deep fat frying facilities exist. Additional extinguishers are also required to ensure that in the event of a fire and the usage of an extinguisher, a replacement is immediately available. There is a maximum area covered by Class F extinguishers as specified by British Standard 5306-8:2002 (page 9, table 2); 0.11m² for one extinguisher, and 0.40m² for two (this is for a 75F rated Class F extinguisher). For areas larger than this, a kitchen suppression system is required.