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Cooking Fires

Posted February 10, 2016 by Jenny

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!
  • cooking fires
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