Holiday Safety Tips: Avoiding Fire Claims News item posted on : Monday November 25th 2019
As many people know, the holiday season has the highest number of fire claims. We’re here with some info to help you decrease your odds of your home going up in smoke.
THANKSGIVING TURKEY: DO YOU FRY YOUR TURKEY, BAKE IT OR IS IT UP IN FLAMES?
Whether you’re frying or baking your turkey… both come with some fire hazards.
If you’re frying, check out this link for tips: https://blog.homekeepr.com/outdoor-turkey-frying-tips-and-tricks?sharedby=benetta-robbins-1&fbclid=IwAR3XI-WgZvEbdguEPMPMiHWNnNo47BDLENSQ9WAa9pUiSWGprTY4fp-NFVU
Baking? Here’s a link with some tips: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/food-safety-education/get-answers/food-safety-fact-sheets/poultry-preparation/lets-talk-turkey/CT_Index?fbclid=IwAR2dKCOJdEBEjKYZBtcRuA7pDcVmcK_emjVJg3wT8ifi_k7aUE1j8htx4os#:~:targetText=Set%20your%20oven%20temperature%20no,the%20bird%20in%20a%20casserole
SPACE HEATER HAZARDS:
When the colder weather comes out, so do space heaters. Did you know there are fire hazards associated with space heaters, as well? Read this article for information on how to avoid space heater fires: https://www.fox4news.com/news/heres-why-you-dont-plug-space-heaters-into-power-strips?fbclid=IwAR2JZI5LNPv1ZR9_tgFmDbjDIsVcXey41kiX5DTuUcSV_BQzOcZDsS-OFUQ
Please stay safe this holiday season.
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