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Back burner caught fire

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The other day while I had the burner and drip pans off my stove to clean the stove top, a tea pot full of water accidentally spilled on top of the stove top and into the holes left open by the burner being removed.

Today my back burner caught fire while I was cooking. Is there any correlation? Also my drip pans are pretty gross and had planned on replacing them anyway. Could the drip pans have caused the fire?

thanks.

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  • miznyc Jun 17, 2009

    lol. thanks. *off to get new drip pans*

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    yes, you proved once again that grease is able to burn.

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If the water has been dried up, it was most likely the drip pans. Water is non flammable, sorry i couldn't help myself. If water was the problem there would be sparks and buzzing noises first.

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