Remind households to cook with caution on Thanksgiving Day, by far the leading day of the year for home cooking fires

Thanksgiving Day is by far the leading day for home cooking fires, with more than three times as many cooking fires occurring on that day as a typical day of the year. In 2019, an estimated 1,400 home cooking fires were reported to U.S. fire departments on Thanksgiving, reflecting a 228 percent increase over the daily average. Meanwhile, cooking is by far the leading cause of home fires…

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Source:: NFPA – Safety Information


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