Frozen turkey explodes in deep fryer in fiery video – MajorUpdates

Don’t do that at house!

Authorities in Mississippi have staged a harmful demonstration exhibiting a frozen turkey bursting into flames after being positioned right into a fryer.

The Gulfport Fire Department filmed the daring demo on Tuesday earlier than importing it to Facebook in a bid to boost consciousness of the cooking hazard forward of Thanksgiving.

“We put in a frozen turkey, and it immediately thaws out. The water [from the turkey] makes the oil [in the fryer] flare up,” Fire Chief Billy Kelley defined within the clip.

Indeed, the video reveals the frozen chicken bursting into flames simply seconds after being positioned into the fryer.

A volunteer clad in protecting clothes was seen struggling to extinguish an enormous fireball that erupted amid the explosion.

Fire Chief Kelley says it’s necessary to fully thaw out a turkey earlier than frying it up on Thanksgiving as a result of oil and water don’t combine.

The Scientific American reports that interplay between oil and water “at different densities” could cause such explosions to happen.

The Gulfport Fire Department filmed the daring demo in a bid to boost consciousness of Thanksgiving cooking hazards.
Facebook/City of Gulfport – Mayor’s Office

According to the FDNY, “fryer fires cause an average of 5 deaths, 60 injuries and more than $15 million in property damage each year.”

Fire Chief Kelly additional cautioned in opposition to frying up a turkey in an enclosed space as flare-ups are nonetheless doable.

It all began with a firefighter dropping the frozen turkey into  a fryer.
It all started with a firefighter dropping the frozen turkey right into a fryer.
Facebook/City of Gulfport – Mayor’s Office

However, many American households could also be cooking (and consuming) much less turkey this Thanksgiving, as prices of vacation meals soar 14% because of inflation.

Consumers can count on to pay an additional $1.50 per pound this 12 months for turkey, with a 16-pound chicken costing $23.99, on common, up 24 p.c from final 12 months, according to the annual Market Basket survey.

It immediately exploded and caught fire, which the professional firefighter put out with an extinguisher.
It instantly exploded and caught fireplace, which the skilled firefighter put out with an extinguisher.
Facebook/City of Gulfport – Mayor’s Office

Meanwhile, Americans are additionally keen to maintain explosions from occurring on the dinner desk itself by avoiding discussions about politics.

A Quinnipiac University ballot launched on Monday discovered that 66 p.c of adults are “hoping to avoid” such conversations when visiting household for Thanksgiving this 12 months.

https://nypost.com/2021/11/25/frozen-turkey-explodes-in-deep-fryer-in-fiery-video/

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