Why is soda-fire extinguisher not used to extinguish fire caused by electricity?

Asked by paramitatalukder80409 | 18th Jul, 2020, 10:59: PM

Expert Answer:

Soda-acid fire extinguisher is not successful in controlling fire due to oils because it uses water to cool the combustible substance. But water is heavier than oil and settles down below the oil particles and oil keeps on burning on the top. Hence, fire cannot be controlled.

Answered by  | 19th Jul, 2020, 09:35: PM