Why did my wok catch fire?

Why did my wok catch fire?

It's partially because the wok was hot and the oil was cold(er). The colder oil rapid expands, aerates then combusts if it either gets too hot or the oil vapour touches the hot element or other ignition source (this usually causes a flash).

Is 3m Fire Barrier Sealant paintable?

Applied with conventional caulking equipment, this gun-grade sealant offers an excellent caulk rate, no mixing is required. In addition, this water-based sealant is paintable as well as re-enterable and repairable, offering easy application and clean-up.

What is the most common fire that occurs in a home?

Bedrooms. Bedrooms are the most common spot in the house for electrical fires to start—about 15% of residential electrical fires begin there. And these fires have a high potential for tragedy since they often happen when people are asleep.

What 3 things are needed to start a fire?

Oxygen, heat, and fuel are frequently referred to as the "fire triangle." Add in the fourth element, the chemical reaction, and you actually have a fire "tetrahedron." The important thing to remember is: take any of these four things away, and you will not have a fire or the fire will be extinguished.

Where do house fires usually start?

Where are home fires most likely to start? Home fires are more likely to start in the kitchen than any other room in the home. The second leading cause of home fires are heating sources like wood stoves, and fireplaces. Fires caused by smoking are the leading cause of deaths.