Fire Extinguishers - Portable
To understand how to prevent fires, it is important to know how a fire can occur. Four elements must be present at the same time for a fire to take place:
- Fuel or combustible material - something to burn, such as paper or wood.
- Heat - to raise the material to its ignition (burning) temperature.
- Oxygen - to sustain combustion (the fire).
- Chemical reaction - the process of burning.
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Original Article Posted on: March 29, 2021
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