Cooking Fire Safety Tips

This time of year families are congregating in the kitchen.  Home cooked meals warm the heart.

Sadly this time of year sees the highest number of house fires.  According to FEMA, in 2014 the majority of house fires where cooking fires.

Lets avoid or limit fires this year!  Now is a good time to refresh your memory on safe cooking techniques.

Quick Tips: Cooking Fire Safety

  • Never try to extinguish grease fires with water.
  • Keep children and pets away from the stove while cooking.
  • Minor burns can be cooled by running under water for 10-15 minutes.
  • More Tips from FEMA.

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They say if you can’t stand the heat get out of the kitchen.  We say cook safe and enjoy the kitchen.

From the Agency that cares…

 

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