How to Prevent Turkey Fryer Fires

Grease fires are one of the most dangerous types of fires. When frying a turkey, you may be at risk for severe fire damage, if you are not careful. As you can see in the short video, turkey fryers cause large and damaging fires, which necessitates the need for fire damage restoration . Continue reading to learn a few tips about preventing turkey fryer fires before you need fire damage restoration in Portland.

Before you even lower the turkey into the fryer, ensure that everything is set up outside and away from the house. This will lower the risk of fire and smoke damage cleanup to your house. Make sure the turkey is completely thawed and you have a fire extinguisher nearby. Before lowering the turkey into the fryer, turn it off and lower the turkey slowly. The pot should not be overfilled, because this can cause it to spill over.