February 28, 2017 | Becki Hooper | Blog

Be extra flippin’ careful this Pancake Day


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3 pankcakes covered by choclate strawberries and blueberries

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­­Be extra flippin’ careful this Pancake Day

Cooking is one of the leading causes of house fires and fire-related injuries, so this Shrove Tuesday follow our top tips to keep you and your family safe in the kitchen – however this won’t guarantee the quality of your pancakes 😉

How to prevent kitchen fires

  • Test your smoke alarm before you proceed to cook.
  • Always pay attention
  • Always switch off the cooker when leaving it unattended
  • Keep flammable items away from the cooker
  • Supervise children in the kitchen at all times

In case of an emergency:

  • Do not attempt to move something on fire, and never throw water on it.
  • If possible, turn off the heat.
  • Get everyone out of the building.
  • Call the emergency services.

For more advice regarding fires in the kitchen, and fire safety in general, visit the fire safety advice centre on https://www.firesafe.org.uk