Did You Know...

  • Grill fires cause an estimated $37 million in property loss each year.
  • Almost half of home, grill fires happen between 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • 58% of home, grill fires occur during the months of May, June, July and August.
  • Patios, terraces, screened-in porches and courtyards are leading home locations for grill fires.

Top Safety Tips

  • Only use grills outdoors, away from siding and deck railings.
  • Clean grills often and remove grease and/or fat build-up.
  • Make sure your gas grill lid is open before lighting.
  • Have a 3-foot safe-zone around grills and campfires. 
  • Keep kids and pets away from the grilling area.
  • Dispose of coals after they have cooled in a metal can.
  • Never leave grills, fire pits and/or patio torches unattended.
July 18, 2018

Grilling Fire Safety

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