TITLE

Cooking Tops Home Fires List

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Apr2008, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers safety tips and advice from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in the U.S. It discusses the importance of prevention because fire has been one of the leading causes of death and direct property damage. It also presents several safety tips used by NFPA fire chiefs handling public education on fire safety including keep anything that can catch fire, keeping the stovetop, burners and oven clean and among others.
ACCESSION #
31685703

 

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