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Why does water extinguish fires?

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  1. AbhimanyuPudi Group Title
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    it gives out oxygen which supports combustion

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    doesn't combustion create fire?

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    it gives enough hydrogen to stop the combustion..

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    how does hydrogen stop combustion?

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  5. AbhimanyuPudi Group Title
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    yes, it creates fire..thats why they are used only in class A fires....

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    its not hydrogen which stops it, its the air pressurized water

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    if oxygen creates fire...how does water extinguish fire?

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    carbon dioxide too...

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    for some odd reason..oxygen seems to extinguish fire

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    ok fine.. just guessing!! :D

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    its not oxygen, the air is used as the propellant and water is just expellant

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    see, if you normally pour water, it may increase fire...you have to use pressurized air which does the job

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  13. AbhimanyuPudi Group Title
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    carbon dioxide does not supprt combustion....it is used for higher degree fires such as in industries

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    Okay so is it clear?

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    indeed

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