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Cook With Caution This Thanksgiving

As you are getting ready to start cooking that turkey or those mashed potatoes and gravy, just remember to be careful when it comes to fires. CalFire reports thousands of home fires this time of year, start in the kitchen because of home cooking. CalFire spokesman Daniel Berlant says the biggest fire threat in recent years is when people deep-fry their turkeys…

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CalFire’s slogan this year is “Keep an Eye on What You Fry.” Berlant says, though, that a busy kitchen can also lead to accidents, and fires…

Listen to Daniel Berlant 2

Always keep a fire extinguisher near by, just in case. Also, never throw water on a grease fire. Either use an extinguisher with chemicals, or try to smother it, if at all possible.

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