There are many types of fire extinguishers on the market from which to choose. Knowing which one is best for your needs may be confusing if you don’t understand the proper application of these devices. If you use the wrong fire extinguisher for the wrong type of fire, the results can be disastrous. It is important that each home, office and other types of building be equipped with at least one CO2 fire extinguisher. Iowa residents will need this type of extinguisher to effectively battle electrical fires.