Thanksgiving Safety Tips To Prevent Cooking Fires

Large Butterball turkeys in short supply

HOUSTON (CW39) Thanksgiving will be so different for a lot of us. Many hope to gather in smaller than usual numbers, to keep safe during this Pandemic. And, with social distancing being encouraged, more people are expected to be cooking from home. For some, it may be their first time cooking the Thanksgiving meal.

Last year, over 1,700 home cooking fires occurred on Thanksgiving Day, around the country, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). And, No wants that to happen again.

CW39 Anchor Sharron Melton, talks with the Texas Gulf Coast Region of the American Red Cross. She finds out how you can protect yourself in the kitchen, the do’s and don’ts of cooking during this holiday season, and some great Safety Tips everyone should use.

For more on these great tips check this link right here: Texas Gulf Coast American Red Cross

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