Kitchen fires are the leading cause of accidental dwelling fire in the country.
Our top three tips for keeping safe in the kitchen are:
- Prepare: Keep electrical leads, cardboard and fabrics well away from the hob and keep ovens, hobs and grills clean from grease and crumbs
- Watch: Keep an eye on cooking at all times and never leave it unattended
- Switch: Switch off cooking appliances when you’ve finished cooking and gone to bed
Alternatively, let some local schoolchildren tell you how to reduce your risk…