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Fire Prevention: Kitchen

More fires start in the kitchen than anywhere else in the home - but that doesn't mean you have to get rid of your stove or eat out all the time. There's a lot you can do to help fireproof your kitchen and reduce the chances of a fire starting from cooking.

Both gas and electric stoves can cause fires, as can toasters, toaster ovens, and any electrical appliance that can overheat. Be sure to follow the instructions when using your appliances.

Here are some quick tips to help keep your kitchen a safe place.

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