Teach community members to cook safely by giving them information about cooking fire risks and how to prevent cooking fires.
Below are statistics and safety tips to share with community members about using a turkey fryer and why they can be dangerous.
Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires.
Data snapshot: Thanksgiving Day Fires PDF 677 KB
Prevent a Turkey Fryer Fire handout PDF 296 KB
Preventing Turkey Fryer Fires recipe card PDF 168 KB
Share these fire safety messages on your social media accounts.
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Fire Is Everyone’s Fight™™ is a national effort led by the U.S. Fire Administration to lower the number of home fires and home fire injuries in America. The goal is to change how people think about fire and fire prevention using social marketing strategies to address the broadest possible audience. Prevention of cooking fires is a current focus area for Fire Is Everyone’s Fight™.
By registering to join Fire Is Everyone’s Fight, you will receive free access to download a community outreach guide, educational presentations, handouts, social media messages, op-ed’s and articles, public service announcements, customizable graphics, and much more.
Short, educational messages for safe home cooking to avoid fires and other burns.
Use these free, high resolution photos to customize your materials and help spread the word in your community about home cooking fire safety.
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Below are statistics and safety tips to share with community members about grill fires and outdoor cooking fire safety.
Grill fires cause an estimated $37 million in property loss each year.
Source: Grill Fires on Residential Properties PDF 663 KB
The U.S. Fire Administration recommends the following organizations as trusted and reliable sources for free outreach materials you can use to help increase awareness about home cooking fires in your community.