(KFVS) - The American Red Cross is offering some safety steps to use while preparing the Thanksgiving feast.
“We want folks to have a safe holiday,” said Chris Harmon, Chief Emergency Service Officer “We have steps they can follow to avoid ruining their holiday with a cooking fire.”
According to the Red Cross, the cooks should start by not wearing loose clothing or dangling sleeves while cooking. Never leave cooking food unattended, stay in the kitchen when frying, grilling or broiling food. If someone must leave the kitchen for even a short period of time, they should turn off the stove. Other safety steps include: