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Old-fashioned tactics still work on grease fires

But firefighters say most people react the same way when a fire erupts: panic. But firefighters say most people react the same way when a fire erupts: panic.
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Do you know what to do if suddenly you were faced with a grease fire in your kitchen?

It's the leading cause of house fires in Albany.

But firefighters say most people react the same way when a fire erupts: panic.

On top of that, they warn that when it comes to grease fires, the worst thing a person can do is try to put water on it- which causes explosions.

See more actions that are confirmed to work and others that don't work on various fires in a special report by Jim Wallace tonight at 6:00.

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