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Keep Your Community Cooking Safely

cooking safely

People in the United States are most likely to experience a fire in their home than anywhere else. Cooking is the leading cause of home fires. One out of three home fires begins in the kitchen - more than any other place in the home. NFPA provides these tools to help you launch a cooking safely campaign in your community. 

Resources for families

Talking about cooking safety


Easy-to-read handouts in different languages
Reports and fact sheets

Customize these resources and work with local media to help spread the word about home cooking safety.

NFPA presents Dan Doofus in "Kitchen for Trouble".

NFPA's Lisa Braxton demonstrates how to stay safe when you're cooking.