Most of the time in industries and apartments fire is caused by Electrical faults. Being aware of the things to do to handle electrical fire when an electrical fire breaks out, could one day save your as well as your co-workers life.
At first, we should discuss the causes or sources of Electrical fires.
So, what should you do in case of fire?
At first try to find the source of the fire and switch of the main switch.
Then try to extinguish the fire throwing dry sand on it.
Never ever use water.
Use class “C” type fire extinguisher. Before turning an extinguisher on an electrical fire, check the classification code letters. Most extinguishers are marked as multi-purpose Class A-B-C which means that they’re suitable for a wide range of fire types.
Here is some additional safety tips for the workers who works on an electric pole: