Preventing Grease Fires: Part 3 of 3

Preventing Grease Fires: Part 3 of 3: It takes just minutes for an unattended pot of oil left on the stove to catch fire. A grease fire happens when your cooking oil becomes too hot. When heating, oils first start to boil, then they’ll start smoking, and then they’ll catch on fire. Most vegetable oils […]

How NOT to put out a #Grease #Fire: Part 2 of 3

How NOT to put out a Grease Fire It takes just minutes for an unattended pot of oil left on the stove to catch fire. A grease fire happens when your cooking oil becomes too hot. When heating, oils first start to boil, then they’ll start smoking, and then they’ll catch on fire. Most vegetable […]

How to Put out a #Grease #Fire: Part 1 of 3

How to Put out a Grease Fire It takes just minutes for an unattended pot of oil left on the stove to catch fire. A grease fire happens when your cooking oil becomes too hot. When heating, oils first start to boil, then they’ll start smoking, and then they’ll catch on fire. Most vegetable oils […]

How to Test a #Smoke #Detector

How to Test a Smoke Detector “Deaths from fires and burns are the fifth most common cause of unintentional injury deaths in the United States (this is not so, the CDC has very poor records for 2005) and the third leading cause of fatal home injury (Runyan 2004)”. The widespread use of smoke detectors in […]

How to Use a #Fire #Extinguisher

How to Use a Fire Extinguisher There is a high chance of your encountering an out-of-control fire at least once in your life, so knowing how to use a fire extinguisher is an important skill to be able to resort to. This article explains the process of using a fire extinguisher in an emergency.