Knoxville Fire Department shares grill safety tips

Knoxville Fire Department shares grill safety tips

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Place the grill 10 to 15 feet from any structures or vegetation. Keep the grill on a level platform. Place the grill 10 to 15 feet from any structures or vegetation. Keep the grill on a level platform.
Check your propane. Make sure you have good connections. Check your hoses with soapy water to make sure there are no leaks. Check your propane. Make sure you have good connections. Check your hoses with soapy water to make sure there are no leaks.
When cooking meat, make sure the meat is at least 170 to 180 degrees before eating to prevent the spread of foodborne illness. When cooking meat, make sure the meat is at least 170 to 180 degrees before eating to prevent the spread of foodborne illness.
KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Grilling season is here, but the fun of cooking over an open flame comes with some dangers.

If you're thinking about breaking out the grill this memorial day weekend Capt. D.J. Corcoran from the Knoxville Fire Department shared some tips Thursday
about keeping your family safe around the grill.

  1. Place the grill 10 to 15 feet from any structures or vegetation.
  2. Keep the grill on a level platform.
  3. Check your propane. Make sure you have good connections. Check your hoses with soapy water to make sure there are no leaks.
  4. Make sure the grill hood is open before you ignite the gas.
  5. Ensure the grill is clean.
  6. When cooking meat, make sure the meat is at least 170 to 180 degrees before eating to prevent the spread of foodborne illness.
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