Water dripping from lightbulb (urgent, please help)?

I accidentally spilled a bucket full of water on my bathroom floor and while I tried to dry it up I noticed water was dripping from one of the downstairs lights.

I've left the light for a couple hours and cleaned up the mess in the bathroom. Is it safe for me to use that light or am I gonna have to call an electrician? This is the second time this has happened (My mum also spilled a load of water a year ago and the water dripped out of the same light).

Can I still use this light or is it a fire hazard?

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  • 6 months ago
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    tomorrow, after it dries out, it should be ok. The floor needs to be repaired, btw. it should retain small amounts of water

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  • 6 months ago

    NO fire hazard here, and perhaps a light shock to touch it until it dries out. same as last time

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  • gerald
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    6 months ago

    do not turn the light on for a while if there was a problem the electric would blow a fuse but there is damp in the socket and switching the light on may cause it to blow it doesn't hurt anything to leave it off does it

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  • 6 months ago

    The same thing happened in the restaurant I currently work in. Basically, do not turn off the light, and let the thing dry off for couple of hours and it will be safe to use again.

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