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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Cooking Safety Tips for Chester

3/10/2020 (Permalink)

We’re on call to clean and restore fire damage in Westtown.

Did you know that cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries? According to the National Fire Protection Association, the leading cause of fires in the kitchen is unattended cooking. SERVPRO® of West Chester wants home and business owners in Westtown to know when a fire breaks out in the kitchen in addition to fire, smoke and soot, water damage may also occur from the use of water by the firefighters to put out the flames. Here are some tips from the National Fire Protection Association for cooking safely:

  • Do not use the stovetop when you are sleepy or have consumed alcohol
  • Stay in the kitchen while you are frying, boiling, grilling or broiling food
  • If you have to leave the kitchen, turn off the stove
  • If you are simmering, baking, or roasting food, check it regularly, remain in the home while food is cooking, and use a timer to remind you that you are cooking
  • Keep anything that can catch fire away from your stovetop
  • In the event of a grease fire, smother the flames by sliding a lid over the pan and turn off the burner
  • For an oven fire, turn off the heat and keep the door closed

We are highly trained specialists who will respond to any fire damage emergency 24 hours a day. SERVPRO of West Chester provides fire cleanup and restoration services to Westtown business owners and residents “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at 610-692-8884.

SERVPRO of West Chester is independently owned and operated.

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