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MVFD Fire Prevention Officer reminds of Safe Grilling Tips

Terry Davis is the Fire Prevention Officer for the Mount Vernon Fire Department he gives some safety tips for grilling.

  • Inspect your grill before you use it every time
  • Keep your grill on a flat level surface
  • Nothing over top of the garage
  • Open the lid before starting, turn on the gas before lighting it
  • Test the connections with soapy water solution
  • Stay 3-5 feet from structures
  • Clean your grill after each use
  • If it won’t light turn off the gas and the grill for 5 minutes before trying again
  • Do not leave a lit grill unattended

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