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Make Sure the Fire Department Doesn't Show Up at Your Next BBQ

​Busting out the grill for the first time after a long winter?

Make sure you follow these tips to keep your grilling safe:

  • Never use a grill indoors and don't leave it unattended. 
  • Keep your grill clean. 
  • Move it away from your home and deck.

More tips are available in our grilling fact sheet. 

Video Description: Karen Hubert and her granddaughter Morgan were asleep when a fire broke out in Karen's home just south of Paynesville, Minn. Working smoke alarms and Morgan's quick-thinking gave them the critical seconds needed to safely escape the burning home. Karen hopes her story emphasizes the importance of testing your smoke alarms.