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San Jose Water Company – (408) 279-7900San Jose Municipal Water (Evergreen & Alviso) - (408) 535-3500Great Oaks Water Company (parts of South San Jose) – (408) 227-9540
Very often, our firefighters and paramedics spend long periods of their day running calls, without returning to the station or stopping to eat, and they frequently have to return to the grocery store several times to finish purchasing food that they might not get a chance to cook during the shift. Occasionally, the fire crews will opt to patronize a local restaurant in San Jose when their duties exceed any food preparation time. Once again, they remain on-duty in the event of an alarm.
• CLASS A: Ordinary combustibles such as wood, cloth, and paper• CLASS B: Flammable liquids such as gasoline, oil, and oil-based paint• CLASS C: Energized electrical equipment – including wiring, fuse boxes, circuit breakers, machinery, and appliances• CLASS D: Flammable metals
There is also a new class of extinguisher called the K extinguisher. It is used on synthetic cooking oils, and gets its identity as “K” from “KITCHEN”. Always use the most appropriate extinguisher so that you don’t cause the fire to escalate (become worse) or endanger yourself or others.