Top 6 causes of Thanksgiving cooking fires

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Wed, Nov 21, 2018

    Preparing the annual American turkey dinner can send even the most experienced home cooks into panic mode, between the multiple trips to the grocery store to get just one more ingredient, the seemingly endless housekeeping that precipitates hosting guests, and the actual labor of preparing a meal that includes roasting the main course for hours.

    Many a home cook has shed tears over a Thanksgiving turkey that’s too dry, too salty or any number of other disappointing culinary outcomes.

    But imagine how much worse the holiday would be should that turkey dinner turn into an actual disaster.  Here are six last-minute reminders of the top ways that kitchen fires get started.

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    Cooking Safety - Know these basic rules of kitchen safety

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Thu, Nov 8, 2018

    Food is a great way to bring people together and putting a meal together is a daily occurrence for some. Many however, overlook the risk that comes with cooking. Most home fires occur while cooking in the kitchen, which makes cooking the leading cause of fire injuries.

    Awareness about potential fire hazards and taking simple precautions in the kitchen can go a long way. Each year, more than 2,500 people perish and 12,600 are injured in home fires in the United States. Direct property loss due to home fires is estimated at $7.3 billion annually, according to

    To avoid home fires that could lead to costly homeowners insurance claims or injuries, check out these cooking safety tips:

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