‘Don’t Try This at Home’ Thanksgiving tips from firefighters


There are probably several reasons you should not have deep-fried frozen turkey for Thanksgiving.

But if there was any doubt, Chicago firefighters have added one more: it could be dangerous.

Video from the Chicago Fire Department shows how quickly a fire can spread “when attempting to fry a frozen turkey in boiling oil.”

“Please stay safe this holiday season and make sure your turkey is completely defrosted before frying,” they added. Or maybe just roast the bird.

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