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Stay Safe While Grilling this Holiday Weekend

7/2/2021 (Permalink)

Charcoal grill safety tips to consider:

  1. Grill outside and away from any structures
  2. Make sure your grill is stabl
  3. Keep your grill clean
  4. Check for propane leaks on your gas grill
  5. If the flame goes out, wait to re-light
  6. Take care around the grill
  7. Be careful with charcoal starter fluid
  8. Wear the right clothing
  9. Be ready to put out the fire

Other things to keep in mind:

  • If you use a starter fluid, use only charcoal starter fluid. Never add charcoal fluid or any other flammable liquid to the flames.
  • Keep charcoal fluid out of the reach of children and away from heat sources.
  • Electric charcoal starters do not use fire. Be sure to use an extension cord for outdoor use.
  • When you are finished grilling, let the coals completely cool before disposing in a metal container with a lid.
  • Have baking soda on hand to control a grease fire and a fire extinguisher nearby for other fires. 
  • If you don’t have a fire extinguisher, keep a bucket of sand next to the grill. 
  • Never use water to put out grease fire.

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