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Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year for families and friends to get together, but this cooking-focused holiday also presents a greater risk of home fires. According to NFPA, nearly four times as many home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving as on a typical day. NFPA provides tip sheets, statistics, videos and more about Thanksgiving and cooking fire safety.