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CELEBRATE SAFELY - Avoid Fire Damage from Outdoor Grills

5/20/2016 (Permalink)

Happy Memorial Day from SERVPRO of Northwest Cincinnati!

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. It is a very important holiday, established to give us a time to honor and remember the men and women who have sacrificed their lives by serving our country.

Many people consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial start of the summer season. And with the summer season, comes family picnics and outdoor grilling. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, grill fires cause an estimated $37 million in property loss each year. Patios, terraces, screened-in porches and courtyards are leading home locations for grill fires.

SERVPRO of Northwest Cincinnati would like to share the following grilling safety tips to help prevent outdoor cooking fire damage in our Northwest Cincinnati neighborhoods of Forest Park, Springdale, Mt. Healthy, Greenhills, Colerain, Wyoming and other surrounding communities.

  • Only use grills outdoors

  • Keep grills away from siding and deck railings.

  • Clean grills often and remove grease or fat build-up.

  • Make sure the gas grill lid is open before lighting.

  • Always have a three foot safe-zone around grills.

  • Dispose of coals after they have cooled in a metal can.

  • Never leave grills unattended.

Knowing and following even a few fire safety grilling tips can help everyone have a safer and happier summer. In the event that you experience a grilling mishap and have a fire damage situation at your Northwest Cincinnati home, give us a call for quick, professional help.

For fire damage repair and restoration in the local communities of Springdale, Glendale, Wyoming, Mt. Healthy, Ross, Cincinnati, Forest Park, Finneytown, Colerain, and Greenhills…Call SERVPRO of Northwest Cincinnati – (513) 541-3200

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