Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires, with 230% more home cooking fires occurring during this holiday. Unattended cooking and the misuse of cooking equipment are the leading contributing factors in cooking fires.
A cooking fire is three times more likely to happen on Thanksgiving Day than any other day of the year!
Stay alert while cooking this Thanksgiving to avoid a home fire
Make sure you pay attention to all cooking materials and don't leave anything flammable near a heat source!
Using a turkey fryer? Make sure you know how to do it safely!
Malden Fire Fighters advise you to cook with caution and pay attention in the kitchen this Thanksgiving!
Misusing equipment in the kitchen can very quickly lead to a home fire, so make sure you stay alert this Thanksgiving to make it a safe one!
Information courtesy of The International Association of Fire Fighters. For more information visit, www.iaff.org