Fire Prevention Week: Kitchen Safety


The Lapaz-North Township Fire Department is joining forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association during this Fire Prevention Week to bring you fire safety tips.

Lapaz-North Township Fire Chief Chris Oginsky highlights kitchen safety. He urges you to stay in the kitchen when you are frying, grilling, broiling or boiling food. If you are baking or roasting food, check it regularly and stay in the home. Set a timer to remind you of your cooking process. Keep potholders, oven mitts, wooden utensils, paper and plastic bags, towels, away from your stovetop.

Fire Prevention Week is the longest-running public health and safety observance on record.