With Thanksgiving just days away, CAL FIRE/San Luis Obispo County Fire is reminding residents about the dangers that home fires pose during the holiday season. Thanksgiving is a time of food, fun and festivities; but this time of year is also a time to be extra cautious as thousands of home fires across the nation are caused from holiday cooking.
To help reduce the chance of fire and injuries associated with cooking fires, CAL FIRE would like to offer the following tips:
- Don’t leave cooking unattended. If you leave the kitchen, turn the burner off.
- Turn pot handles toward the back of the stove. Someone walking by is less likely to bump them and it prevents a curious child from pulling them over.
- Food preparation and cooking should always be sup Read More »