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Outdoor grilling safety tips

There’s nothing quite like the taste of grilled food and with this warm and sunny weather, more people will be uncovering and dusting off their outdoor grills. But before lighting up the grill, take a few minutes to review some safety tips. Setting up: Barbecue grills are designed for outdoor… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate the Lunar New Year safely

COVID-19 safety guidelines have prohibited large gatherings, but many families will be celebrating at home for this Lunar New Year (Feb. 12). Celebrations mean cooking and sharing food. Cooking related fires remain the main cause of fires during holidays and celebrations. When cooking: Most fires start from cooking left unattended…. [ Keep reading ]

Thanksgiving is a little different this year but safety remains on the table

While Thanksgiving gatherings will be smaller this year, being safe in the kitchen will be just as important. Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking-related fires in the U.S. How to be safe in the kitchen Check on food regularly while cooking – unattended cooking is the number one… [ Keep reading ]

Fire Prevention Month: The Home Protection System You Can’t Afford to Be Without

Pop quiz: You’re home sleeping in bed at night. Suddenly, the smoke alarm sounds, abruptly waking you from a sound sleep. What do you do? a. Put the pillow over your head to drown out the noise.b. Roll over and go back to sleep.c. Curse and mutter about yet another… [ Keep reading ]

Fire Prevention Month: Cooking Safety

October is Fire Prevention Month and the Seattle Fire Department is publishing weekly tips on their Fireline Blog and social media to inform and promote fire safety. Fall signals the beginning of cold, rainy weather and shorter days which prompts Seattle residents to close their windows, wear warmer clothes and… [ Keep reading ]

The Community Fire Safety Advocate Program at 10 years

Ten years ago this month a deadly house fire in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle killed four children and a young woman – all were members of Seattle’s Ethiopian and Eritrean communities. This tragic fire was the deadliest fire in Seattle in over 30 years and greatly impacted members of… [ Keep reading ]

Before turning on the grill this weekend, make sure to review some grilling safety tips

With summer-like weather coming this weekend, more people will be starting up their grills for the first time this year.  As with all cooking, it is important to stay alert and near the stove or grill to prevent a fire from starting and getting out of control. The leading issues… [ Keep reading ]