Illinois State Fire Marshal’s Office Stresses Cooking Safety This Thanksgiving

The Illinois State Fire Marshal’s Office is stressing the importance of cooking safety this Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving is the leading day for home fires involving cooking equipment.

Fire Marshal Spokesman J-C Fultz has a few safety tips for you…

If you’re frying your turkey, Fultz says to make sure you do it outside and do not overfill oil in the fryer.

The turkey should be completely thawed and dry before placing it in the fryer.