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I must add, don't throw water into the fire created when frying (as others may instinctively do), it'll cause the oil to overflow creating a bigger fire.


I think fire blankets and fire extinguisher are mainly associated with commercial and industrial properties and offices - many don't realise that these are readily available for everyday homes too.

Also - it's crucial - test your smoke alarms weekly!

Gas Burners

I want to add one more our experience, to make safe your kitchen you should use high quality of gas burners and kitchen equipment.

Biogas Plant & Equipment

One of the ways to prevent fire at home is to use biogas. Unlike other petroleum gases, biogas can be way safer, thereby mitigating fire danger in the home.

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