Fried turkey for Thanksgiving? Leave it to the pros
Years ago, before I came to NFPA, I had a co-worker who grew excited days before Thanksgiving regaling us with stories about the deep-fried turkey he would make. He'd tell us how moist and flavorful it would be and encouraged us to deep-fry ours too. I…
Turkey Fryer Fire Thanksgiving Day Burns Three Homes, Displaces 27 Residents
When it comes to deep frying turkeys on Thanksgiving, NFPA takes a firm stance: don’t do it. Deep frying turkeys presents significant fire hazards that make it way too dangerous to be done safely.
An incident that occurred on Thanksgiving Day in New…
Safety with cooking equipment | NFPA
Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries. The leading cause of fires in the kitchen is unattended cooking.
Thanksgiving is by far the leading day for US home cooking fires | NFPA
Cooking is the leading cause of home fires year-round, accounting for almost half of all US home fires (49 percent) and reported home fire injuries (45 percent).