Quoted from mcluvin:
I've had to use one once for a grill fire. You want it readily available when you need it. That's for sure. It's easy to panic. I've learned to keep my grease trays clean and trim any excess fat from large steaks. I remember opening the doors beneath the grill and the surge of air instantly made it that much worse.
The Woodwind, as the name implies, has a circulation fan so that thing would have had a 1/2" fat cap on a 19lb brisket and plenty of oxygen to fuel the fire. I'm afraid to think of what might have happened if the fire started at 3am. I just happened to walk out for no reason and check on it.
Putting the grease trap right next to the propane tank that feeds the sear box isn't the greatest idea.
I still can't get them on the phone after 3 days of trying. I dropped a post on the FB page with no response. However, they have been doing live streams so I know they didn't go out of business.....
Quoted from Shredso:
I think I'll be adding a fire extinguisher to the grill accessories bucket today. There is one close by in the kitchen, but maybe not close enough.
Excellent idea. I ordered 4 from Home Depot after deciding I needed more in the house. We only had one in the kitchen and after experiencing a small fire, I decided 1 wasn't even close to enough. It almost took me the entire charge to put out a small grease fire.