The coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in the massive utilization of oxygen cylinders during the treatment of patients. This rapid turnover has necessitated their frequent replacements. Infection control measures have encouraged the use of alcohol-based sanitizers. Over-enthusiastic or inappropriate use of these solutions may increase the risk of fire. We report an unfortunate incident of accidental fire arising out from the integration of fuel, a source of ignition, and oxygen. We also discuss the proper practices to minimize such mishaps.
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