Thanksgiving and the holidays are full of excitement, good food and fun times with family. As preparations for the busy holiday season are underway, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System encourages residents to follow safe cooking practices. Cooking is the leading cause of residential fires during the Thanksgiving holiday and throughout the year. Take a few moments to review these safety tips and ensure your holiday is memorable for all the right reasons.
If you do have a fire:
Remember, working smoke alarms save lives! Never disconnect the smoke alarms in your home, especially while cooking. For additional fire prevention information visit loudoun.gov/firemarshal or contact Lisa Braun, Public Education Manager, at 571-258-3222.