Approaching the Holiday Season
For many people, November is a time to enjoy cooler temperatures, beautifully colored leaves and family-oriented get togethers, like Thanksgiving. While you are busy whipping up delicious dishes, it is also important to take time to remember safety.
Cooking fires are the leading cause of home fires and home fire-related injuries in the United States. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports U.S. fire departments respond to an average of 357,000 home structure fires each year- forty-five percent of those fires are attributed to home cooking fires. These fires are also responsible for thousands of injuries and more than $6.9 billion in property damage each year.
By taking a few precautions, you can help ensure your holiday plans don't up in smoke!
Your local SERVPRO of Southern Saratoga County wants you to stay safe. If you do experience a fire or water damage, call us today at (518)885-2620.