Cooking Fires increase over the Holidays: How to keep your Kitchen Safe

Cooking Fires increase over the Holidays: How to keep your Kitchen Safe

(BPT) – According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries — and the second leading cause of home fire deaths. Cooking fires increase during the holiday season. The type of cooking appliances used makes a difference; people using electric ranges showed a higher risk of cooking fires (and associated losses) than those using gas ranges. The good news? Technology mixed with safe cooking behavior can make a big difference. Here are some tips for protecting people and property from stove fires. 6 ways to guard against kitchen fires […]