According to the State Fire Marshal, Thanksgiving is the leading day in Ohio for home cooking fires. So let's be careful in the kitchen on Thursday.
"The biggest problem is unattended fires. If no one is watching, things can get out of control fast, " State Fire Marshal Larry Flowers said in a news release. "Stay in the kitchen when you are frying, grilling, broiling or boiling food. And if you are simmering, roasting, baking or boiling; check the food regularly, use a timer and never leave the house while a heating source is on."
Here are some tips from the state fire marshal's office to lessen your chances of a kitchen fire on the holiday: