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Thanksgiving Day conjures up delicious images for thousands of American families. Unfortunately, cooking is the leading cause of home fires on Thanksgiving Day. In fact, according to the American Red Cross, cooking fires nearly double on Thanksgiving Day, causing more … Continue reading
According to the U.S. Fire Administration, Thanksgiving is the busiest day of the year for residential fires, with an estimated 2,000 incidents annually. The vast majority (69 percent) of these fires start in kitchens.
Once exclusive to commercial facilities, automatic fire suppression systems are gaining popularity in the home. According to the National Fire Protection Association, kitchens are the leading hotspot for home fires. NFPA says two out of every five home fires start … Continue reading