SIDEBAR: Top Grill Safety Tips

  • Use outdoors only, at least 10 feet away from a house or any building.
  • Do not use in a garage, breezeway, carport, porch, or under a surface that can catch fire.
  • Place well away from deck railings and out from under eaves and overhanging branches.
  • Make sure the grill/cooker is level and steady and keep a container of water nearby.
  • Keep children and pets away from the grill area, declaring a 3-foot "kid-free zone"
  • Never leave a grill unattended.
  • Keep clean by removing grease or fat buildup from the grill itself and in the trays below the grill.
  • Keep lighted cigarettes, matches, or open flames away from the grill.

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