Happy Thanksgiving and Fire Safety Tips

Posted on November, 23 2016



Design 2147 wishes all of our friends and family a happy and safe Thanksgiving weekend.

As a reminder, the Department of Buildings will be closed the following days:

  • Thursday, November 24, 2016
  • Monday, December 26, 2015
  • Monday, January 2, 2017

The FDNY has published some tips for safe practices while cooking this weekend.

  • Stay in the kitchen while food is cooking
  • Wear short or tight-fitting sleeves, long sleeves are more likely to catch fire.
  • Ensure children and pets are not near the stove.
  • Keep flammable materials such as towels and potholders away from the stove.
  • Keep a pot lid handy to smother a pan fire. Do not move the pot or pan, shut off the heat and cover fire with a lid.
  • Do not use water to extinguish a fire, this may cause splashing and cause the fire to spread.
  • Treat any burns with cool running water.

For more information from the Fire Department including dates and locations of upcoming FDNY Fire Safety Education events click here.