Happy New Year! It’s cold outside and many people will have their heaters turned up so remember to keep trash, clothes, and other combustible materials away from heating systems! Also, be sure to clear snow and ice from all entrances/exits to your home in case you need to use them to escape. If there is a fire hydrant near your home you can help out the Fire Department by clearing the snow away and keeping it accessible in case of emergency.
The best way to prevent kitchen fires is to exercise caution when cooking with oils and greases and to never leave your kitchen unattended while cooking. (Read More & See Video)