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Have a Safer Thanksgiving with These Fire Prevention Tips

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Thanksgiving Day is one of our most important celebrations, but did you know that it’s also the leading day for home cooking fires? That’s why Thanksgiving fire safety should be our top priority during this celebration. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Thanksgiving Day is the leading day for home cooking fires, with almost three times as many occurring on Thanksgiving as any other day of the year.

Each year, on average, around 2,000 residential building fires are reported to fire departments in the U.S. on Thanksgiving Day. These fires cause deaths, injuries, and millions in property loss. We all know that on that big day, the kitchen becomes the heart of many homes, and that’s why it’s so important to be extra careful when cooking all those delicious extras. So, as you begin preparing for your family dinner, keep these fire safety tips in mind.

Thanksgiving Fire Safety Tips

How to Prevent Turkey Fryer Fires and Injuries

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) discourages outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers that immerse the turkey in hot oil. They also urge those who prefer deep-fried turkey to consider the new type of “oil-less turkey fryer.” However, if you still prefer the traditional hot oil fryers, consider these safety tips:

In the Event of a Cooking Fire:

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Following these Thanksgiving fire safety tips can help you have a safe and wonderful celebration with friends and family. Yet, disasters can still occur when you least expect them. If you’ve experienced a fire, you’ll need fire damage cleanup services urgently. For professional smoke remediation and fire damage repair, contact your local PuroClean office.

Last edited on 17th of November 2021

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