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Holiday Cooking Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 22, 2016

For more information, please contact:
Mary Catherine Carmichael, Communications Director, 812-349-3406, carmichm@bloomington.in.gov

Holiday Cooking Safety

Cooking fires continue to be the most common type of fires experienced by U.S. households. This is even more apparent during the holidays. There is an increased incidence of cooking fires on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas Day. Cooking fires are also the leading cause of civilian fire injuries in residences. These fires are preventable by simply being more attentive to the use of cooking materials and equipment. Don't become a cooking fire casualty. Learn the facts about cooking fire safety today!

Safe Cooking Tips

The kitchen can be one of the most hazardous rooms in the home if you don't practice safe cooking behaviors. Here are some safety tips to help:

If You Have a Cooking Fire

Turkey Fryer Safety Tips

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