Thanksgiving Fire Safety Tips
For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially around the Holidays. Did you know that Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? Followed by Christmas Day. 87% of Thanksgiving Fires are caused by cooking. For this Thanksgiving follow some safety tips and make it an enjoyable and memorable occasion.
STAY IN THE KITCHEN WHEN COOKING-Never leave food cooking unattended on the stove or oven.
CANDLE FIRE SAFETY-Burn candles inside a 1-foot circle free of anything that can burn. Think twice before decorating your table with candles if this rule cannot be followed.
KEEP CHILDREN AWAY FROM THE KITCHEN-Children should be kept 3 feet away from the stove, oven or grill.
CHECK SMOKE DETECTORS-Test your smoke detectors and change batteries often.
TURN PAN HANDLES INWARD
WEAR SHORT OR TIGHT FITTING SLEEVES WHEN COOKING
THE BEST WAY TO RESPOND TO AN OVEN OT BROILER FIRE IS TO KEEP THE DOORS CLOSED AND TURN DOWN THE HEAT.
Follow these tips for a Safe and Enjoyable Holiday Season.
Wishing you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Dwyer Restoration.