There are many types of fire safety equipment, which are categorized according to their use and function as follows.
1. Fire Alarm Equipment The apparatus or equipment used to notify the public of a fire is usually accompanied by a loud alarm sound and flashing lights to attract attention > Automatic fire alarm system, emergency broadcast equipment, etc.
2. Fire-fighting Equipment The apparatus or equipment used to extinguish a fire usually by using water or other fire extinguishing agents > Fire extinguishers, fire hydrants, automatic sprinkler systems, etc.
3. Evacuation Equipment The apparatus or equipment used for evacuation in the event of a fire > Signages: exit signs, directional exit lights, etc. >Emergency lighting
4. Fire Rescue Equipment The apparatus or equipment required for firefighters to carry out rescue operations In the event of a fire > Life-saving air cushions, portable gas detectors, etc.
The above firefighting equipment is essential to the fire safety of a building, of which category 1-3 must be installed in each building. Category 4 is the firefighting equipment that firefighters need to use during the rescue of fire outbreaks.