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Keep Your Independence Day Safe

Posted by Robert Ferrell on June 26, 2019

It’s nearly here: the Fourth of July. Time to celebrate freedom with friends, family, fireworks and food. It’s also time to remember that two of the best parts of Independence Day  grilling and fireworks — create fire risk. Let’s explore how you can protect yourself and those you care about so your holiday is fun and safe. 

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Topics: Home safety, Holidays, Home Fire Protection

Don't Become a Statistic this Thanksgiving: Know How to Use a Turkey Fryer Safely

Posted by WSRB on November 25, 2013

Thanksgiving is almost here.  According to the National Fire Protection Association, more home cooking fires occur on this day than any other by as much as three times. We offer a few tips below to help your Thanksgiving stay positive, happy and football-filled.

Thanksgiving fires are so common partly because more people are cooking and cooking for longer periods. We’ve covered the basics of kitchen safety in previous articles, so today we'll focus on how to safely use a deep-fat turkey fryer.

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Topics: Holidays, Home Fire Protection