What can be used to extinguish magnesium fires?

Fire blanket
Dry sand
Water
CO2 Extinguisher
The water, fire blanket and carbon dioxide fire extinguisher cannot be used for extinguishing magnesium fires. Burning magnesium is usually quenched by using a Class D dry chemical fire extinguisher, or by covering the fire with sand to remove its air source.
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