Notice- Safe Cooking "Stand by Your Pan"
Clearview Fire & Emergency Services is deeply concerned about kitchen fires over the Thanksgiving long weekend.
“Safer cooking needs to be practiced throughout the year to prevent stovetop injuries and fatalities,” said Fire Chief Colin Shewell. “Residents can do this by wearing tight-fitting clothing or rolled up sleeves when using the stove and staying focused on cooking.”
Provincial statistics indicate cooking fires are the leading cause of fire-related injuries in Ontario and the second leading cause of fire-related fatalities, next to smoking-related fires.
Important steps to prevent cooking fires include:
For more information, please contact:
Colin Shewell, Fire Chief
705-428-6230 ext. 403