Cooking fires are the leading cause of all residential structure fires
- Pay attention to what you are cooking, if you leave the room, turn off the stove.
- Don’t cook if you are sleepy or if you are impaired
- Keep flammable items away from heat sources. Curtains, potholders, towels, clothing, etc.
- Keep your stovetop clean to avoid grease buildup
- Know how to extinguish a stovetop fire Never put water on a grease fire!