Categories Bored News Tech VIDEOS New Fire Extinguishing Ball Will Save Lives Post author By ElectricEye Post date 11/19/2016 2 Comments on New Fire Extinguishing Ball Will Save Lives New Fire Extinguishing Ball Will Save Lives What will science think of next? Share this:TwitterFacebookRedditTumblrPinterestPocketWhatsAppEmailLike Loading... Related ← Mom Sues Her Transgender Teen For Getting Surgery Without Permission → World’s Heaviest Man At 1,100 Pounds Leaves His Bed For First Time In 6 Years 2 replies on “New Fire Extinguishing Ball Will Save Lives” This reminded me of the old glass fire extinguishers. After a quick check I found there was the exact same thing in 1723 England. It consisted of a cask of fire-extinguishing liquid containing a pewter chamber of gunpowder. This was connected with a system of fuses which were ignited, exploding the gunpowder and scattering the solution. Loading... Not really new, but they are awesome. Expensive, too. Not as expensive as a runaway inferno, though. Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.