Fires due to cylinder leakage are quite common in India and kill several people every year. People in the situation of blaze fail to cope up with the circumstance, leading the fire to spread all over, causing immense damage. Recently, in West Delhi’s Vikas Puri area, a cylinder burst in a local restaurant. The incident killed 2 fire fighters on the spot.
Thus, it is essential for every one of us to be aware of how to handle cylinder fires. A video of a police officer demonstrating how to douse a fire triggered by a cylinder leak demonstrate the correct and fastest way to handle a cylinder fire and has gone viral now.
The cop in the video effectively instructs people to firmly wrap a wet cloth around the leaking cylinder so that the gas has no room to break out. The video was shared by Sushil Kumar on Facebook and has attracted a lot of views. Have a look: