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Grill Safety


Backyard Grilling is a popular way to cook food.  It is important to make sure that it is done safely to prevent injuries.

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Did you know gas grills contribute to a higher number of house fires than charcoal grills?  Click on the image below to learn more grilling statistics.

Grills should only be used outside to prevent the buildup of carbon monoxide, an odorless gas that is lethal if inhaled.

Prevent injuries to children and pets by establishing a 3′ kid free zone around your outdoor grill.

Follow these grilling safety tips to ensure a safe grilling season.  Click on the image below to enlarge it for easier viewing.