Holiday Safety Tips

Cooking Safety for the Holidays

The Midland Fire Department asks you to exercise safety when cooking that big turkey dinner this Thanksgiving season.

Almost twice as many residential fires occur on Thanksgiving Day than on any other day of the year. Many of these fires are caused by unattended cooking or use of oil-filled turkey deep fryers on a deck or in an enclosed space such as a garage. Don't become a statistic! Use a cooking timer, never leave the house when cooking, and use deep fryers outside, away from the house.

Make this a safe Thanksgiving for you and your family.

For more tips and information, visit the U.S. Fire Administration's safe cooking page.

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