Fire Safety This Holiday Season
As we inch closer to our Thanksgiving Holiday, we know households in Ventura County are busy perfecting their recipes for the big day. One of the #1 causes of fires, is cooking. So let’s take a moment to review some fire safety tips this season.
#1: If you have a fire in your oven. Immediately turn your oven off and allow the food to cool down before you open and clean. If the fire however has escaped the oven, immediately leave your home and call 911
#2: Always stay in the kitchen with you are grilling, boiling, frying or broiling food
#3: Keep sleeves rolled or wear close fitting clothes while cooking. Prevents cloth from accidentally lighting on fire
#4: Keep flammable items away from the stove that can catch fire. Such as paper towels, rags, oven mitts, or wooden utensils.
#5: Keep appliances plugged directly into a wall outlet. Do not use extension cords.
For more fire safety tips please visit the National Fire Protection Association.
If you have Fire Damage, call SERVPRO of Northwest Ventura County: 805-507-5507