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How to Stop a Grease Fire



 

 Grease Fire Dos

  • Eliminate the heat source by turning off the stove or grill.
  • Cover the pan with a non-glass lid, or another pan. If it’s your grill, shut the lid.
  • If you can't cover it, cut off the fire’s oxygen supply by smothering it with baking soda or salt.
  • If necessary, put out the fire with a fire extinguisher. We can’t emphasize this enough – always keep a fire extinguisher in your kitchen or by your grill. Put it in clear sight and make it easy to access. Make sure beforehand that you have a proper class extinguisher for use on grease.

Grease Fire Don’ts

  • NEVER throw water on a grease fire. It will actually splash and spread the flames, making a fire harder to control.
  • NEVER use flour or sugar. Rather than helping smother the fire, these can actually cause a powder explosion and do even more damage.
  • Don’t pick up the pan. The risk of spilling grease is too high.
  • Avoid touching anything until it’s completely cool.
  • Don’t hesitate to call 911 if you can’t handle the situation.
  • Never attempt to deal with a fire without first protecting yourself, and if it gets out of control, get everyone out safely rather than continuing to fight it. Remember, the things in your house can be replaced.
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