Distraction from the stove (unattended
cooking) is the leading cause of kitchen
fires. See video clips below.
From the 69% of reported house
fires in the U.S. & Canada …
- 54% of stove users were in another room.
- 20% of users left the house with burner on.
- 9% were outside in the yard on the premises.
- only 7% were actually in the kitchen when
Beware of the most common
distractions from the stove.
Smart Phones - Computers - TV
Home Phone - Family Interruption
Laundry - Doorbell - Exercise - Pets
Every one is at risk for distraction!