Manuel sets the kitchen on fire, and Basil makes all of his guests leave the building so he can take care of it. Basil panics and struggles to perform basic tasks, such as pulling the fire alarm, leaving it up to his wife, Sybil, to put out the fire.
When the power goes out, everyone is scared. Ed tells a false story about the power outage being caused by Mole Mutants, and everyone panics. Coincidental events occur that further convince the kids in the cul-de-sac that Mole Mutants exist.
Dwight is confident that experience is the best teacher. He simulates a real fire for his co-workers to find out if they understand what to do in the event of a fire. During the simulation, he tries to give them advice, but they are too panicked to pay attention to him.