Subject: How do the chemicals in a fire extinguisher put out a fire?
Date: Mon Nov 6 22:42:58 2000
Posted by Brian
Grade level: 10-12
School: Leigh High School
City: San Jose State/Province: CA
Area of science: Chemistry
I know that to put out a fire one needs to remove one of the three
necessities for a fire: a heat source, a fuel supply, and oxygen, but what
chemicals remove these elements of fire and which element/elements do they
remove? Is this true for all types of fire extinguishers (A,B,C,D)?
Re: How do the chemicals in a fire extinguisher put out a fire?
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