Watch out for these grilling hazards
A silhouette of summer garden BBQ roast isolated against fire background.
Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 12:00 am
DAYTON, Ohio — The U.S. Fire Administration estimates that outside grilling causes at least 6,000 fires, $35 million in property losses, 170 injuries and five deaths each year.
Seen in black and white, those stats are enough to make some want to permanently store the coals, turn off the burners and hang up the LED-equipped tongs. Some, but not many.
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013 12:00 am.