El Paso Fire Department Urges Citizens to Stay Safe during the Holidays

During Thanksgiving the kitchen becomes one of the busiest places in your home. Did you know that Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment? In 2012, the El Paso Fire Department responded to 191 cooking fires with five of the occurring during Thanksgiving weekend. In 2012, the month of November accounted for the most kitchen fires with 29 incidents.   The El Paso Fire Department would like to wish everyone a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving. Please help us share the following safety tips with the public:   Thanksgiving Safety Tips: Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stovetop so you can keep an eye on the food. Stay in the home...

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