Is it okay to use a cellphone beside lpg tank (Liquefied petroleum gas tank)? Can it cause a fire?

1 Answer | Add Yours

steveschoen's profile pic

Posted on

I am not sure what you mean by lpg, but, if it means Liquefied petroleum gas (as I inserted in your question), then the show Mythbusters had a show about this one day.  I copied the link to a youtube video here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uw6-PhvcS3M

In short, can it cause a fire?  Sure, if used for such a purpose.  But, according to the video, under normal use, according to Mythbusters, a cell phone just does not ignite gas.

We’ve answered 330,452 questions. We can answer yours, too.

Ask a question