MCFRS News Release

Cooking is the Leading Cause of U.S. Home Fires

Holiday Meals and Entertaining Need Time and Attention
Don’t be a Turkey -- Make Safety Count

Cooking fires annually cause millions of dollars in damage and injure dozens of residents in Montgomery County. Remember, during holidays there seems to always be an increased activity in the kitchen especially when entertaining guests. Also be mindful and careful with candles and smoking materials, particularly when guests, pets and small children are present. Be safe. Smoke Alarms Safe Lives!


Following these simple fire safety tips can boost survival rates dramatically. Knowledge is the best fire protection:

Cooking Fires Life-Saving Tips

Important Points

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