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10 BBQ GRILL SAFETY TIPS
By Paul Ricard of Grill Tanks Plus, LLC, Monday, 6/20/16 Summertime is here and what nostalgia, if not dreamy days, bird’s chirping and the smell of BBQ in the air comes to mind when one thinks about these coming months? However, disaster can quickly turn what was supposed to be nostalgic into tragedy. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, about 6,000 BBQ Grill fires will take place on residential properties this year, tolling up to 40 million in damages and moreover sending about 100 people to the emergency room. Of those 100, 10 will die. In reality, those numbers could be far smaller if people would follow some simple steps to ensure BBQ Grill safety. Follow these tips and you can ensure a safe summer to remember! 1. Always turn the grill off at the gas source first, then the burners. This ensures that the gas does not remain in