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Frying a turkey is delicious. It is also very, very dangerous. In case you were not aware of this, here is a brief collection of segments produced by local newscasts about what can happen when you throw--literally throw--the carcass of a 40-pound bird into a vat of grease. (Fire. Lots and lots of fire.)

Fox 26 (Houston)





WVLT (Knoxville)





WBTW (Myrtle Beach)




KXAN (Austin)




KAIT (Jonesboro)



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