Castle Rock Fire and Rescue is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA®) — the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years —to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen! Oct. 4-10.
According to NFPA, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries in the United States. Almost half (44%) of reported home fires started in the kitchen. Two-thirds (66%) of home cooking fires start with the ignition of food or other cooking materials.
Read more: http://crgov.com/2740/Fire-Prevention-Week