Use A Fire Blanket To Put Out A Grease Fire


Do you know how to put out a grease fire?

I recently came across this practical and potentially house-saving (or life-saving) fire blanket – which will put out most any kitchen grease fire. Good insurance to have in the kitchen.

Having posted on this subject before, “How to Put Out a Grease Fire”, I found the fire blanket concept to be a simple and effective way to put out that grease fire quickly…

The fire blanket is three feet square – enough to fit over any stove top pan.
Fire Blanket, 36 x 36-Inch, Red

Add a layer of safety and peace of mind while cooking in the kitchen. When things get out of control while cooking, and you suddenly have a grease fire, the Fire Blanket will extinguish it (within reason – any small fire).

Remove the blanket from the hanging pouch and calmly place over the cooking fire to smother the flames. It seems safer than spraying a fire extinguisher which might actually blow some of the burning grease out of the pan if you’re too close, and will certainly leave a mess.

Note: A recent study concluded 31% of home structure fires involved cooking equipment.

The fire blanket is ‘made from 100% glass fabric’ (a fiberglass mesh).



Fire Blanket

Alternatively, you could simply cover the pot which is flaming the grease fire (with its own cover while using mitts – or slide a cookie sheet over it).

Once the oxygen is consumed and snuffed out, the fire WILL go out. Do not remove the pan from the stove. Simply shut off the heat source and let the pan sit there and cool down.


Click here to vote for MSB -Top Prepper Website

  1. Peanut Gallery November 26, 2015
  2. grandee November 26, 2015
  3. cr November 26, 2015
  4. NRP November 26, 2015
  5. oldalaskan November 26, 2015
  6. Thox Spuddy November 26, 2015
    • Thox Spuddy November 26, 2015
      • NRP November 27, 2015
  7. Bill Jenkins Horse November 27, 2015
  8. Nihilist November 27, 2015
  9. Richie December 7, 2015
    • Lucy December 13, 2015
  10. Belle December 7, 2015
  11. Anon June 3, 2016
    • Emme June 18, 2016
      • Anon December 24, 2016
  12. Cecil August 24, 2016
Click here to vote for MSB -Top Prepper Website

Visit our TERMS OF USE & Comment Policy

For off-topic discussion, visit the latest:
'Weekly Preparedness' post

For the most recent comments from all articles:
'Recent Comments' page

Leave a Reply

Email optional - will not be published
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!