Thanksgiving Fire Safety
The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Cooking brings family and friends together, provides an outlet for creativity and can be relaxing. But did you know that cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries?
Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving Day when there is a lot of activity and kids involved in holiday preparations. By following a few safety tips you can prevent these fires.
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Winter Holiday Fire Safety
Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season.
Winter Holiday Fire Facts:
- More than one-third of home decoration fires are started by candles.
- More than two of every five decoration fires happen because decorations are placed too close to a heat source.
- Almost one-third of home Christmas tree fires are caused by electrical problems.
- Although Christmas tree fires are not common, when they do occur, they are most likely to be serious.
- A heat source too close to the tree causes more than one in every five of the fires.
For more information on safety tips and resources, click on the Winter Holiday Safety Resources tab below.