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Fire Prevention Week Day 3

Today's information will be focused on outdoor fire safety and safety with cooking outside.


Today's statistic:

Between 2014-2018 it is estimated that fire departments responded to an average of 10,600 structure fires involving grills. From these 10,600 fire; approximately 10 civilian deaths, 160 injuries, and $149 million in property damage was estimated.


Today's tips:

- Place your grill at least 3 feet from anything that can burn, including but not limited to; siding, decks, eaves, and trees.

- Light gas grills with the lid open.

- Keep fire pits, piles of wood, and propane tanks at least 5 to 30 feet away from your home.

- Don't start an outdoor fire if the area you are in is windy, experiencing high temperatures, or is dry.

- Put out fires before you leave them unattended.


Today's activity:

Color the picture of this safe outdoor grilling set up. Share your finished picture with us in the comments below!



Today's statistic from: https://www.nfpa.org/-/media/Files/News-and-Research/Fire-statistics-and-reports/US-Fire-Problem/Fire-causes/osGrills.pdf

Today's tips from: https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/media/pictographs/wildfire_and_outdoor.html

Today's activity from: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/167477679878349134/

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