When Turkeys Explode (Video) (image) American Chemical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption The thousands of 'turkey-fryer explosion' videos on YouTube are a testament to why frozen turkeys and hot oil are an especially dangerous mix. With the holiday coming up, Reactions teamed up with the District of Columbia Fire Department to explain the chemistry behind grease fires, how they happen and how to avoid them this Thanksgiving. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9Dhhxnvt2Y&feature=youtu.be. Credit The American Chemical Society Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.