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