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What is fire?
Fire is a chemical reaction.
You need three things to start a fire:
Heat + Oxygen + Fuel = Fire
This is also known as the triangle of fire. If you take any one away the fire will go out. Keep them all separate and a fire will not start.
How fire begins
A fire can start from the flick of a lighter or a lightning strike.
Most fires begin because of a human error and can be avoided.
Knowing how to prevent fires is very important.
But so is knowing what to do if a fire starts.
Can you spot a potential danger in this messy kitchen?