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Cooking Safety
In the Event of a Cooking Fire
If you experience a cooking fire, please follow these helpful tips.

Stovetop Fires
  • Using a pot holder or oven mitt, carefully place a lid over the pot or pan.
  • Turn off the heating element.
  • Do not move the pot from the stove until it is cool.
  • If the fire does not go out immediately, leave your home and call 9-1-1.

Oven Fires

If the fire starts in your oven, keep the oven door closed and turn the heat source off.

Microwave Fires
For a microwave fire, keep the microwave door closed and turn it off.