With the holidays right around the corner, your mind is likely bogged down with planning. You’ve got family coming in, meals to cook, presents to wrap — the last thing you’re thinking about is fire damage. It’s important to remember key fire safety techniques in the kitchen, though.
Cooking is the leading cause of home fires year-round. During the holidays, the risk increases tenfold. You owe it to yourself, your family, and your home to stay safe.
The number one cause of home cooking fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association, is an unattended kitchen. In fact, it accounts for one-third of all home cooking fires. If you leave the kitchen with the oven or stove active, you’re putting yourself at risk.
We like to bring a reminder with us. An oven mitt will do just fine!
Learn more about holiday fire safety with the recent downloadable guide from your friends at Restoration 1. Download your copy of “The Recipe for a Safe Family Holiday — The Do’s and Don’ts for Fire Prevention” here!