Cooking is often a relaxing and fun task that brings family and friends together, and it provides a great way to showcase your creativity and love of good food. But cooking is also the number one cause of home fires and home injuries. Being mindful while you cook, however, can go a long way to helping prevent these fires. continue reading →
(Whippany, NJ , October 12, 2017) – Mendham Fire Department was awarded a $1,000 grant on October 12, by Wells Fargo Foundation to support the organization’s mission of fire suppression, prevention and education in the Borough of Mendham. The community event was hosted by Wells Fargo’s newly selected region bank presidents, Greg White and AZ Abdulghani, at the East Hanover Marriott in Whippany. continue reading →
The delicious deep-fried turkey has quickly grown in popularity but safety experts are concerned that backyard chefs may be sacrificing fire safety for good taste. Please take a moment to review these hazards and safety tips regarding turkey fryers.
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Grease fires happens when your cooking oil becomes too hot. When heating, oils first start to boil, then they’ll start smoking, and then they’ll catch on fire. Most vegetable oils have a smoking point around 450°F, while animal fats like lard or goose fat will start smoking around 375°F. continue reading →