Cooking pan engulfed in flames.

Grease Fires - What to Do When They Happen and How to Prevent Them

You’ve started to warm up the grease to sauté some delicious meat or vegetables, and suddenly you get distracted by a phone call or someone ringing the doorbell. The grease begins to overheat, produces smoke, and — before you know it — it catches on fire. What you do to put out the grease fire can either work for you or against you, so we encourage you to keep the following grease fire safety tips in mind.

In the event of a grease fire:

How to prevent a grease fire:

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