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…
REMOVE THE OXYGEN
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
This ABC fire extinguisher is the classic and most popular on the market:
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.