Don’t let your holiday barbecue end in tears. Be safe with our tips!
Did you know that 6,900 home fires were started because of gas grills? That’s not the total number—that’s on average PER YEAR between 2005 and 2009! And if you’re laughing because you use charcoal, this might make you sober up: Charcoal and other solid-fueled grills were involved in an annual average of 1,100 home fires during the same time period.
These are statistics from the National Fire Protection Association, and not ones we just made up to scare you. And with Memorial Day coming up this weekend, we want to make sure our readers are prepared for a safe and happy holiday. [Read more…]