Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Kitchens are going to be busy this Thanksgiving, so it is important to practice safety precautions to ensure that festivities are not interrupted by an unwelcome fire. In fact, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that more than three times as many home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving as a typical day of the year, which makes it the leading day for U.S. home cooking fires.

An unforeseen fire on Thanksgiving does not only disrupt the celebration, but also results to property damage which often requires the intervention of an expert fire damage restorer, such as the professionals of ServiceMaster by PWF. Thankfully, risks can be reduced with proper planning and precaution. For Thanksgiving to remain safe and enjoyable, ServiceMaster by PWF discusses important safety tips in this article to prevent common mistakes that may cause a fire to break out in the home.

Facts about Thanksgiving Fires

How to Prevent Fires on Thanksgiving Day

The NFPA reports that cooking is the leading cause of reported home fires all year round. Since most Thanksgiving fires are centered around cooking, here are some tips to keep it safe on Turkey Day.

Other Fire Safety Tips

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Fire Damage

By keeping these safety tips in mind, you can help avoid any accidents this Thanksgiving. However, if a fire still breaks out despite careful precautions, you will need the assistance of experienced fire damage professionalsServiceMaster by PWF is here to help you through every step of the entire fire restoration process, and will perform the necessary content cleaningsmoke, soot and odor removal; and fire damage repair to return your home to pre-disaster condition.

We are a licensed General Contractor and an IICRC-certified firm, and we have skilledwell-trained, and experienced technicians. Call us at (866) 599-0871 today or message us at

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