California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
March 1, 2012 (San Diego) -- Never put water on a grease fire, slide a lid sideways away from you, using the lid as a shield, over the pan - or use baking soda. CAL FIRE warns that you or your home could catch fire if you do not remember this simple technique. Never move a pan with burning contents from the stove - that can spread the fire. Be fire safe, not sorry!