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Thanksgiving is the Leading Day of the Year for U.S. Home Cooking Fires

The National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) urges added caution when cooking on Thanksgiving Day, by far the leading day of the year for home cooking fires. In 2021, an estimated 1,160 home cooking fires were reported to U.S. fire departments on Thanksgiving Day, reflecting a 297 percent increase over the daily average. “Thanksgiving is a …

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