Turkey fryers are very popular during Thanksgiving and Christmas in Arizona since the weather is so nice. At the same time, they also cause many injuries and hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to people’s homes annually. In order to combat this horrid statistic, we wanted to provide you with some safety tips for turkey fryers.
To ensure the safety of your home and family, follow these simple rules.
- Always thoroughly read the instructions before using a deep fryer.
- Keep an eye on the turkey fryer while cooking. The oil is extremely hot, and any spillage at all can result in an immediate and uncontrollable fire.
- Also, always keep a fire extinguisher handy — not only during the holiday season, but all year round.
- Finally, keep children away from your deep fryer. The potential for injury around these devices is huge for children.
Here are some more safety tips for turkey fryers.