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Give Reasons Water is Not Used to Control Fires Involving Electrical Equipment. - CBSE Class 8 - Science

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Water is not used to control fires involving electrical equipment.

Solution

Water is a good conductor of electricity. If it is used for controlling a fire involving electrical equipments, then the person dousing the fire might get an electric shock. Also, water can damage electrical equipments.

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 NCERT Solution for Science Textbook For Class 8 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 6: Combustion and Flame
Q: 5.1 | Page no. 75
Solution Give Reasons Water is Not Used to Control Fires Involving Electrical Equipment. Concept: Concept of Control Fire.
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