How to put out a kitchen fire

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Fires have a greater chance of starting in your kitchen than anywhere else in your home. There are three kinds of fires. Handling each one the right way will help keep the flames from spreading. For the best overall protection, purchase a multipurpose, dry-chemical extinguisher rated for Class A, B and C fires. Hang it in your kitchen in an easily accessible place away from the stove.