Whenever something catches fire, water is the first thing that comes to mind as a way to put it out. However, when it comes to oil fires, water can be as good as gasoline. The reason? Mixing water with oil on fire will result in exploiting fireballs, like the video below demonstrate.
Watch the Slo Mo Guys perform a live experiment that shows why you shouldn’t use water to put out an oil fire. In order to actually extinguish an oil fire, you should use baking soda to put out the flames instead of water.
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