Grilling Safety

There’s nothing like outdoor grilling. It’s one of the most popular ways to cook food. But a grill placed too close to anything that can burn is a fire hazard. It can be very hot, causing burn injuries. Learn simple tips and you will be on the way to safe grilling.

Check out the video below, filmed in partnership with Kents Store Volunteer Fire Company, and these tips:

  • Open your gas grill before lighting.
  • Keep an eye on your grill. Don’t walk away from it when it is lit.
  • Clean your grill after each use. This will remove grease that can start a fire.
  • Place the coals from your grill in a metal can with a lid once they have cooled.
  • Do not store or use a grill on a porch or balcony.
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