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In case of a fire before the firemen use the water hoses, they shut off the main electrical supply for the area. Explain why they do this.

In case of a fire before the firemen use the water hoses, they shut off the main electrical supply for the area. Explain why they do this.

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5963 Points
one year ago
Dear Student

The water used in water hoses is good conductor of electricity. Firemen shut off the main electrical supply, because if the supply of electricity continues this may be high risk of electrocution due to water.

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