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Posted on: May 25, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Grilling Safety Tips

• Read and follow the owner’s manual.
• Always grill outdoors.
• Place grills away from the house and deck railings (about ten feet). Make sure they are not under eaves, overhanging branches or against the side of the building.
• Grills on decks or patios must be away from combustible material.
• Grills should never be used indoors
• Keep children and pets three feet away from the grill area.
• Never leave a grill burning unattended.
• Keep the grill clean by removing grease or fat build-up from the grills and trays below the grill.
• If you smell gas while cooking, immediately get away from the grill and call the fire department. Do not move the grill.
• If the flame goes out, turn the grill and gas off and wait 15 minutes before relighting.
• Never use gasoline on any grill
• If you use charcoal, always let the coals cool for at least 72-96 hours, and never throw them in combustible trash bins.
Have a safe and enjoyable summer of Grilling outdoor meals

The officers and members of the Gales Ferry Fire Co.

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