Grilling This Weekend? Learn How To Avoid Becoming A Statistic!

Dried out yet? Going to do a little cooking on the grill this weekend? Did you know that
grill fires cause an estimated $37 million in property loss each year!

According to our partners in safety at the United States Fire Administration:

  • Almost half of home grill fires happen between 5 and 8 p.m.
  • Fifty-seven percent of home grill fires occur during the months of May, June, July and August.
  • Patios, terraces, screened-in porches and courtyards are leading home locations for grill fires.
  • Seventy-nine percent of all home grill fires involve gas grills.
  • “Mechanical failure, malfunction” is the leading factor in the start of grill fires. Leaks or breaks of containers or pipes are often to blame.

    Please take a moment to watch the video below to learn how to grill safely.