Safety important when using your barbeque grill
Last updated 5/24/2007 at Noon
With temperatures on the rise, culinary enthusiasts and basic backyard cooks emerge with spatulas in hand ready to greet outdoor grilling season. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends that safety be considered when grilling to avoid fires, injuries and property damage.
Each year, gas-fueled and charcoal grills are involved in thousands of home structure fires and home outdoor fires, according to NFPA. Gas-fueled grills present a higher fire risk than charcoal grills. Nearly half of home outdoor gas-grill fires and almost one-third of home gas grill structure fires are...