Kitchen Fire Safety With West Metro Fire-Rescue District
About half of all fires nationwide start in the kitchen, so it’s important to know how to prevent kitchen fires. There are several things people can do, like keeping towels and pot holders away from burners, keep your stove clean, don’t let grease build up on it, don’t wear loose clothing while cooking, put child-safe covers on knobs. And one of the best ways to prevent kitchen fires? Never walk away from the stove when you’re cooking. For more information about fire safety visit the West Metro Fire Department’s website at www.WMFRD.org, or visit the state fire marshal’s page at dps.mn.gov.