It should be the first thing we’re taught when learning to cook— do not put out a grease fire with water. Have you ever wondered what happens when water and grease fire meet? The Slow Mo Guys are here to show us and remind us why this information is so important. Don’t try this at home.
So what should you do instead? If the fire is large and/or spreading to other parts of your kitchen, or if you feel like you can’t handle it yourself, call 911 and get out. If the grease fire is small and contained, here’s how to put it out yourself: