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    name of fire system that removes oxygen from the area

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    Nitrogen can be used to extinguish fires that cannot be extinguished with water or CO2.
    In a carbon dioxide extinguisher, the carbon dioxide is kept in pressurized liquid form in the cylinder. When the container is opened, the carbon dioxide expands to form a gas in the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide gas is heavier than oxygen, so it creates a blanket around the burning fuel and displaces the oxygen surrounding the fuel.
    Or to simplify, it removes oxygen from the fire triangle, to smother it and extinguish it.


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