What is the most important reason for using hydrates in fire extinguishers?

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“Clathrate hydrates formed with nonflammable gases may be suitable for use as fire extinguishing agents because the dissociation of the hydrates decreases the temperature in the flame base and the nonflammable gases released from the dissociated hydrates prevent the supply of oxygen to the flame base.” Not sure if that’s what they’re looking for https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ie8019533?journalCode=iecred

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