LOS ANGELES, November 17, 2022 — Thanksgiving is one of the country’s top days for cooking fires, and the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region encourages family chefs to follow simple steps to prepare the holiday feast safely.
“Home fires are a real threat over the holidays and represent most of our disaster responses in Los Angeles,” said Guillermo Sanchez, Red Cross LA Regional Preparedness Manager. “Help keep your family safe by always keeping an eye on what you fry, testing your smoke alarms monthly and practicing your two-minute escape plan with everyone in your household.”
COOKING SAFETY TIPS Follow these safety tips and visit redcross.org/fire for more information, including an escape plan to practice with your family. You can also download the free Red Cross Emergency and First Aid apps by searching “American Red Cross” in app stores.