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Safety with cooking equipment

CookingSmokeAlarmSpacingGraphicCooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries. The leading cause of fires in the kitchen is unattended cooking. It's important to be alert to prevent cooking fires. Learn more about safety with cooking equipment like microwaves and turkey fryers.

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In This Section
  • Microwave ovens One of the leading home products associated with scald burn injuries.
  • Turkey fryers NFPA discourages the use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers.
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