NEVER Pour Water in Burning Oil

Imagine that you have a pot of cooking oil on the stove, or a vat of deep fry oil at a restaurant, and it catches fire. One thing you should NEVER do is pour water on it. Water is heavier than oil, to the water goes to the bottom and then instantly boils, flashing to steam. The oil and therefore the fire explodes and goes everywhere, as you can see in these examples…

DANGER! Throwing Water On Oil Fire | Earth Lab
Don’t use water to put out a grease fire! Firefighter shows what happens. Don’t try this at home.
Explosive Oil Fire at 2500fps – The Slow Mo Guys
DON’T POUR WATER ON BURNING COOKING OIL

What is the right thing to do?

How to Safely Put Out a Kitchen Fire
How to Put Out a Grease Fire
How to Prevent & Douse a Kitchen Fire | Deep-Frying
Wrong vs. right way to put out a grease fire | Ohio State Medical Center
QFRS Catching Fire series – Part 4 – Kitchen fire safety

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