Explosive Oil Fire at 2500fps

The Slow Mo Guys: Explosive Oil Fire at 2500fps

Gav and Dan show you one of the kitchen's biggest no-nos. Don't put out an oil fire with water!

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  • danbonrp FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    i have that same pot

  • 1000MCHIEF FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Follow @AH_Michael_dick

    2 years ago

    Another trick is to throw flower on it, that is what we did on more than one occasion.

  • EdgarTheNoun

    2 years ago

    Epic!

  • Ryuhime12

    2 years ago

    This was strangely soothing o_o

  • TheMaineBoss

    2 years ago

    The blaze is so beautiful. drops a single tear Specifically at 2:04

  • metzershmit

    2 years ago

    So you could say, 2500 FLAMES per second?

  • Madamoiz

    2 years ago

    In case of a fire remember to sing "BAKING SODA, I GOT BAKING SODA" because baking soda will put out the fire more safely than water.

  • LechmanWong

    2 years ago

    bro i flambe my burger that way

  • iAmEmma FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    2 years ago

    Definitely getting my health&safety class to watch this next week. smiley8.gif

  • aurouroborus FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    This is the best slow mo video. Of all time.

  • Outis FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Non Mea Culpa

    2 years ago

    I wish they'd try recording the crack of a whip. I think Tested tried it, but they ended with "we can't prove it's there, but it seems like it should be."

  • RT_novice

    2 years ago

    Also.
    I feel really bad for the poor soul that ever has this happen to them

  • RT_novice

    2 years ago

    Yes
    All the yes in the world

  • Ethan_358

    2 years ago

    Great focus and camera quality. Good job Gavin and Dan!

  • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

    2 years ago

    Wow, good thing Dan was behind a table and had the face mask on!

    If you have the lid to the pan you can put that on as well to smother the fire.

  • PookAdventures FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    i love how fire looks in slow-mo theres nothing like it, its beautiful

  • IAmDannyB

    2 years ago

    So pretty!
    That is super cool. Science!

  • Skyxxie13

    2 years ago

    Other great ways to put out the fire is to pour baking soda on it or (if you are able to) place it in the oven. the oven is basically one big hot box and eventually it will go out in there and be away from harming others. My sister used to work in a burn unit and saw many people who ended up scarred for life because they did not know how to properly put it out. Stay safe guys!

  • jonnylavelle

    2 years ago

    I now understand why arsonists do what they do, fire is beautiful. especially in slow mo smiley4.gifsmiley13.gif

  • jayc2407 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    Perfect, I will definitely be using this as a safety video for my fish and chips shop :-).

    Once again nice work and I love the little bit of explanation at the beginning!!!

  • bethdynamic bangarang

    2 years ago

    not to sound like a pyro, but...
    fire so pretty! smiley0.gif

  • Jamtoast FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    After watching this I was put in the mood for watching cool, interesting science-y videos on YouTube; end up watching Red Hot Nickel Ball videos for over an hour, goddammit.

  • lipglossgavin

    2 years ago

    I thought Dan was going to pour the water while wearing those shorts, and I was convinced he was gonna die xD Luckily, there was a table.

  • Silvador FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    A thing of absolute beauty!

  • genericdude1 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    That was incredible and looked so unreal.

  • BackupSalmon FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    Does anyone know a good way to report this spammer below?

    Edit: reported.

    Post edited 5/28/15 12:39AM

  • starllord

    2 years ago

    how crazy is fire @ 2500fps

  • PhoenixPhell FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    A lid, cutting off the air supply, can be the safest way to put out an oil fire. but AWESOME video. TERRIFYING video.

  • AlthiosGames FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    This was so cool! Loved it!

  • WingofTech Ultra Rare

    2 years ago

    That fire looked amazing... It was so intricate and detailed... And the wind made it look like A FREAKIN' DRAGON'S BREATH. Moral of the story, do this if you want to make the most dangerous dragon cosplay in the world...

  • MLGKatie

    2 years ago

    I love how fire looks it's absolutely beautiful

  • BackupSalmon FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    It's really cool that you can see individual water droplets boil away as they are propelled through the air. It also makes me want to watch the movie Sunshine again.

  • WCoult14

    2 years ago

    Great job getting the propane out of the way, but what about the other flammable item placed by the table that you are using as a shield?

  • czybear FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    Using a lid or baking soda works better than a wet towel... but the point was there.

  • TheKingOfRay

    2 years ago

    Anyone welse notice the torch next to the table?

  • rcaftartan

    2 years ago

    another video to us for the safety briefings, thanks lads!

  • PrincessKing FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold dragonfriend sans slayer

    2 years ago

    holy shit that fire was absolutely stunning. I was awestruck.

    also on another note, sometimes I'm amazed these two are still alive.

  • MattSafc73 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Ha'way The Lads

    2 years ago

    I would have loved to see like an RC helicopter flying through that fire :L It would have looked awesome :L

  • British_Knight FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Misunderstood Sarcastic

    2 years ago

    Educational... nice. Actually quite a few recently have been interesting... good direction you guys are going in.

  • kboy21 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Probably a Shark

    2 years ago

    Dan's safety gear is epic. Facemask, Torn lab coat, SHORTS, and a table. XD

  • anshuman FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    so cool!

  • AzureSigma

    2 years ago

    Damn that fire. That's how I imagine the end of the world is going to look like.

  • NecromancerV

    2 years ago

    this is why you dont let gav near fire

  • McTrusty

    2 years ago

    I really do hope people use this for education.
    No one ever explains or shows why you should not do this - only that you should not.

  • KniteOwls FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    I'm really looking forward to watching Lazer Team.

  • GlitterWolf FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    I want to set something on fire now.

  • AndrewRudd FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    This should be used in cooking classes

  • NemoV

    2 years ago

    That was beautiful.

  • Pimator89

    2 years ago

    "screw propane ! sunflower oil rules !"
    michael bay

  • barfingogres FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    Fire in slow mo is beautiful, but this was something special!