BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – July is one of the peak months for grilling, especially during the July 4th holiday.
As we all know, the 4th
To keep your family safe while cooking up your favorite meals, Bentonville Fire Chief Brent Boydston said it’s important to do things like check your grill for cracks, leaks, and holes.
Also make sure you place it at least two feet away from anything can catch fire quickly
He said if you’re using a charcoal grill, make sure you watch for hot ashes, because like Smokey the Bear says, “If it’s too hot to touch, it’s too hot to leave.”
Try to keep those off of any kind of vegetation or decks that are wooden. Make sure you put those out, especially if the wind picks up.CHIEF BRENT BOYDSTON, BENTONVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT
Chief Boydston said if you grill with common sense, you can ensure your entire family will have a safe and mouthwatering holiday weekend.