The Fire Within

Preventing Burning & Fires

Causes of Burns & Fires!!!!!!

  1. When you use a damp pot holder or oven mitt, you can get steam burns !
  2. Keep flammable items away from the stove or any heating products !
  3. Wearing loose clothing , and hair, and jewelry can catch on fire !
  4. Not watching the food while you cook can start a fire & burn the food ! Who wants to eat B U R N T food !!!!
  5. Not keeping your area clean , can build up grease and grease is flammable !

How to Prevent Fires & Burns !!

  1. Wait until appliances cool before cleaning them .
  2. Keep a fire extinguisher nearby and learn how to use it .
  3. Stand to one side as you open the oven .
  4. Keep aerosol cans away from heat. They can explode if heated, their spray may also be flammable .
  5. Use dry potholder and oven mitts to handle hot items .

Wellness & Nutrition

C O O K I N G Is The B E S T !!!!!!!