I would urge everyone to get rid of them and buy a deep fat fryer because they can catch alight so quickly.
use a deep fat fryer or buy oven chips instead.
To avoid having an oil or fat pan fire use a thermostatically controlled deep fat fryer.
The most common item in a deep fat fryer is the basket where food is put to fry.
The over 60s who currently use the chip pan to make the teatime favorite may qualify for a safer, deep fat fryer.