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Put a freeze on cooking fires this winter and holiday season

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By LisaMarie Sinatra

Winter is the peak season for U.S. home fires, with

According to NFPA statistics, cooking is the leading cause of home structure fires and injuries in the U.S., and around the holidays, it’s easy to get distracted, feel rushed, and forget about safety. Does this sound like you? Then take just a moment and look at these following cooking safety tips – they’re easy to remember and everyone can follow through on them:

  • Keep an eye on what you fry
  • Be alert when cooking
  • Keep things that can catch fire away from cooking area

Have more time? Check out our other safety tips on our “Put a Freeze on Winter Fires” campaign web page. Many are available to download and share with friends and family.

Source:: NFPA – Safety Information


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