Outdoor Gas-Fueled Turkey Fryers
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) continues to believe that turkey fryers that use cooking oil are not suitable for safe use by even a well-informed and careful consumer.
These turkey fryers use a substantial amount of cooking oil at high temperatures. The units currently available for home use pose a significant danger that hot oil will be released at some point during the cooking process.
The use of turkey fryers by consumers can lead to devastating burns, other injuries and the destruction of property. Some dangers to be aware of: