News Release: Tallahassee Fire Department
Tallahassee, FL, November 27, 2013 -- The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Kids love to be involved in the holiday preparations.
The Tallahassee Fire Department wants to remind you that the kitchen can be one of the most hazardous rooms in the house if you don’t practice safe cooking behaviors.
Stovetop and range mishaps are the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries. Keep you and your family safe by practicing safe cooking behaviors.
Frying your Thanksgiving turkey sounds inviting but can be very dangerous. The National Fire Protection Agency discourages the use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers that cook the turkey in hot oil.
If you absolutely must use a turkey fryer, please use the following tips:
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