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What are flash and fire points?

Even higher than the smoke point are two other critical points: flash and fire. An oil reaches its flash point (about 600oF for most oils) when tiny wisps of the fire begin to leap from its surface. If the oil is then heated to its fire point (which averages slightly under 700oF for most varieties), its surface will be a blazing inferno.

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