4,000 home fires occur on Thanksgiving Day!

[tweetmeme]Thanksgiving Day has more than double the number of home cooking fires than an average day according to the U.S. Fire Administration. In fact, each year more than 4,000 fires occur on Thanksgiving Day. The American Red Cross has released a Thanksgiving Day Fire Safety Factsheet that contains sobering information on the dangers of cooking fires.

More information on keeping this Holiday from becoming a tragedy can be found at:

Food Safety
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/fact_sheets/Seasonal_Food_Safety_Fact_Sheets/

Pet Safety
http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/pet-care-tips/thanksgiving-safety-tips.aspx

Stay safe and have a great Thanksgiving weekend everyone!

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