Cooking Fire Safety
Cooking is often a relaxing and fun task that brings family
and friends together, but cooking is also the number one
cause of home fires and home injuries. Being mindful
while you cook, however, can go a long way to helping
prevent these fires. Here is everything you need to know
about cooking safely!
Cooking and Fire Safety- Tips
• Be on alert! If you are sleepy or have consumed
alcohol don’t use the stove or stovetop.
• Stay in the kitchen while you are frying, grilling,
boiling or broiling food.
• If you are simmering, baking or roasting food,
check it regularly, remain in the kitchen while food
is cooking, and use a timer to remind you that you
• Keep anything that can catch fire — oven mitts,
wooden utensils, food packaging, towels or
curtains — away from your stovetop.
Available at: https://www.ssvfd.org/safety/cooking-fire-safety/.
Accessed on: July 30, 2021. [Fragment]