Tips on how to prevent from using a fire extinguisher
Make sure kids and pets stay away from hot food or liquids. The steam or splash from vegetables, gravy, or coffee can cause serious burns.
Keep the floor clean so you don’t trip over any toys, purses, or bags.
Keep knives out of the reach of children.
Be sure electric cords from an electric knife, coffee maker, plate warmer, or mixer are not dangling off the counter within easy reach of a child.
Do not leave candles burning in rooms where you cannot observe them and make sure the flame is at least 1’ away from any combustible item.
Make sure your smoke alarms are working. Test them by pushing the test button.
Tests have shown that a number of available fryers can tip over easily, allowing hot oil to spill and creating a fire or scald burn from contact. They can also overheat which causes hot oil to spill or splatter outside the fryer, a recipe for fire or serious injury.