Fire Prevention Week: Kitchen fire safety

Whether you’re a novice or expert chef, kitchen fires can happen and can be devastating if not handled quickly and correctly.

Because kitchen fires are the leading cause of home fires and injuries, this year’s Fire Prevention Week is focusing on kitchen fire safety.

According to the National Fire Prevention Association, more than 156,000 cooking-related fires were reported between 2007 and 2011.

To keep the lid on kitchen fires, we’re sharing some tips that will help keep you and yours safe.

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