Holiday Fire Safety Tips – Careful with Cooking!

With the holidays approaching, now is a good time to remember that Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking, with three times the average number of such fires compared to the rest of the year. One of the major causes of cooking accidents and injuries at holiday time are turkey deep-fryers. These oil-filled pots completely submerse the turkey in hot oil, and they continue to grow in popularity year after year. The National Fire Protection Association believes that turkey fryers which use cooking oil, as currently designed, [...]