How to Put Out a Grease Fire

How to Put Out a Grease Fire by Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog

fire needs 3 things to burn. Heat, Oxygen, Fuel.

A fire will keep growing until one of those is removed.

SAFEST WAY HOW TO PUT OUT A GREASE FIRE

If a grease fire is burning in a pan:
Do Not Panic! You can do this…

How to put out a grease fire 

REMOVE THE OXYGEN

Here’s how…

1. Put on Oven Mitts to protect your hands.

2a. Slide the pan’s lid across the top to smother the flames.

2b. Or, use a cookie sheet and Slide it over the top of the burning pan.

3. Shut off the burner to stop adding heat.

4. Leave the pan alone and don’t remove the lid until it has cooled completely.

OTHER WAYS HOW TO PUT OUT A GREASE FIRE

GREASE FIRE EXTINGUISHER

Use a class B or BC or ABC Fire Extinguisher.

Like this one, light weight and convenient for the kitchen:
First Alert Fire Extinguishing Aerosol Spray
Grease Fire Extinguisher

This ABC fire extinguisher is the classic and most popular on the market:

Kidde FA110 Multi Purpose Fire Extinguisher

Note: A Fire Extinguisher may release more pressure than you realize. So start at a distance away and move towards the fire, rather than up-close spraying directly on to the burning grease which could tip the pan and spread the fire.

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Ken Jorgustin

Ken Jorgustin’s survival blog focuses on a wide variety of preparedness topics varying from short to long term actions and solutions for wide-ranging scenarios of preparation… for daily life, disaster, or even SHTF collapse. Subjects include situational and risk awareness, the dangers, systemic risks, and avoidance of dependence upon the major ‘modern’ systems that we take for granted, topics of self-reliance and self-sufficiency, and practical solutions to live a way of life while surviving these uncertain times. Modern Survival is Preparedness For Life Preparedness is a process and will become a way of life – one in which you have more control over your own destiny. Being better prepared will help liberate you from “the system” which in many ways is designed to hold you down and keep you “dependent”. Modern Survival Blog has been committed since JAN-2010 to produce a wide variety of information to hopefully provide you with ideas for your own preparedness.