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Posted on: September 14, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Fire Prevention Week "Prevent Kitchen Fires"


We’re joining forces with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and thousands of other fire departments across the country to commemorate Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12. The theme “Prevent Kitchen Fires" reminds us that leaving cooking unattended and other unsafe kitchen practices are a recipe for disaster.

The latest statistics from NFPA say fire departments responded to an estimated annual average of 156,600 cooking-related fires. Cooking fires are the leading cause of home fires according to the NFPA.

Here are some key points to remember to help protect yourself from a cooking fire.

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