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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:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60796 Points
one year ago
The water used in the water hoses is not pure water and is a good conductor of electricity. So, the fire¬men shut off the electric supply before spraying water to save themselves and other people from electrocution.

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