Watch What Happens When You Pour Water on an Oil Fire

By Casey Chan on at

Really bad things happen. Though everyone should know this, here’s a lovely slow motion video reminder on what happens when you pour water onto an oil fire in an attempt to put it out: the fire gets even crazier because the water vaporises into steam which expands causing it to spit out the oil which makes the flames even bigger.

So don’t do this.

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