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Grease Fire in Fridge build...

post #1 of 8
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My Fridge built is done...doing some chicken and couple baby back ribs....mine I use lump from bottom.  walked away for a bit and daughter said why are there flames coming out of the smoker.


Fridge is out of square....the stainless tin I lined the door and corners is now like paper.  Not sure if I will rebuild or buy a ??.


good thing...the Roxul insulation hi temp stuff is like the day I installed did not burn.  The hi temp silicone I had on the back vent...burned.


post #2 of 8

That is ugly......  Sorry that happened....  Did you figure out what caused the fire so it don't happen again ???  There are folks here that could learn from your tragedy...   Dave

post #3 of 8

Sorry man...happened to me as well. Everyone is safe ...thats all that truely matters.


My error was to a misplaced AMPNS near the grease tray

post #4 of 8

Wow, this has me contemplating on how I may need to contain my grease so I don't end up in the same situation.  An eye opener, indeed.

post #5 of 8

Ouch! Sorry that happened. I say try, try again. You can't live without bbq for long.

post #6 of 8
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well I stripped the paper tin  Looks like I can still salvage it...the Roxul insulation never even burnt.  Good stuff.


I will rebuild.

post #7 of 8

I am curious as to what thickness of stainless you used on your smoker.  I would suggest you go thicker than what you used there.  I have never seen any kind of metal burn like that, especially stainless.  That must have been one hell of a fire.

post #8 of 8

Wow,sorry for your bad luck.  I would of thought there wouldn't be enough oxygen for the fire to burn.Thanks for the heads up!!!!

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