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Fire Prevention Week Day 2

Did you know that cooking is the leadiing cause of home fires and home fire injuries?

According to NFPA, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries in the United States. Almost half (44%) of reported home fires started in the kitchen. Two-thirds (66%) of home cooking fires start with the ignition of food or other cooking materials.

What day of the year do we see the most fires iinvolving cooking equipment? If you guessed Thanksgiving you are correct.

Follow along all week for tips on how to prevent cooking fires in your home or visit our Home Fire Prevention page today.