Happy Turkey Season!!
Remember these important safety tips (as per state of NJ website)
Stay in the kitchen! Unattended cooking is the #1 cause of cooking fires.
Watch young children closely. Older ones need to be taught cooking safety.
Clean food surfaces to prevent grease build-up.
Keep towels and curtains away from stove top.
Store solvents and flammables away from heat source.
Never keep gasoline in your home!
Turn pan handles inward to prevent spills.
Do not wear loose fitting clothing. A loose robe or sweater sleeve can easily
Steps to take in the event of a stove fire…
Call 911 immediately. Turn off burner. Use a pan lid to smother in-the-pan oil or grease fires. Never carry the pan outside. Never use water to put out a grease fire. Exit the home. Wait for help to arrive.
Keep a working fire extinguisher in the kitchen. Know how to use it beforehand.
Consider installing a kitchen-only smoke alarm in addition
to other home smoke alarms.
Test all alarms monthly