Fire Prevention Week Day 3
Today's information will be focused on outdoor fire safety and safety with cooking outside.
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.
- 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.
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/