Surely all have seen video of a turkey deep frying a turkey in a propane fryer in an enclosed space. Those, thankfully, are the outliers. But, according to the experts, Thanksgiving kitchen fires are four times more likely than on other days. Here's a report on how to avoid incinerating Aunt Petunia's jello mold:
PEORIA, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) -While Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate everything for which we are grateful, it can come with some dangers that are far worse than the possibility of an epic family fight.
Fire is one of the biggest risks. That in mind, the Peoria Fire-Medical Department has put together some safety advice that applies everyone.
According to the department, cooking fires are the No. 1 cause of house fires, especially during the holidays, and such incidents are usually preventable.
"Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires," according to the U.S Fire Administration.