deep fat

n.1.Hot liquified fat used to deep-fry food. See deep-fry.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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During these visits almost 500 smoke alarms, 177 additional long life batteries, nearly 200 fused extension cables, 62 thermostatically controlled deep fat fryers, eight domestic fire blankets and five domestic fire extinguishers have been fitted.
are urging people to exchange their chip pans for deep fat fryers after a blaze in a Coventry home in early yesterday.
Fire chiefs are reminding people of the dangers of chip pans and advising them to bin them and replace them with safer deep fat fryers.
He added that a thermostatic deep fat fryer, which switches off if it overheats, can cost as little as pounds 20.
Each station will have a limited number of vouchers people can use towards buying a deep fat fryer, provided they hand in old pans.
As part of the checks, firemen are fitting free smoke detectors, and in some areas, can replace chip pans with a thermostatically controlled deep fat fryer for free.
Take a chip pan to one of two Teesside venues on Monday and you can buy a deep fat fryer for pounds 5.
Family of man killed in pan fire back deep fat fryer scheme
"The first lesson is get a deep fat fryer - they are much safer.
"We recommend that people who deep-fry food use a deep fat fryer instead of the old-fashioned chip pan.
And he also stressed the value of safe, thermostatic deep fat fryers.
Chris Lowther, Brigade community safety group manager, said: "If people thought about the damage a chip pan fire can cause to their home, never mind the potential injuries they and their families could sustain, they would seriously think about using a thermostatically controlled deep fat fryer, or not frying at all.