State Fire Marshal's Office

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy

Captain Monica Alexander
Government and Media Relations
(360) 596-4010 – office
(360) 596-4015 – fax
http://www.wsp.wa.gov

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: November 22, 2016
Contact: Deputy State Fire Marshal Lysandra Davis
Phone: (360) 596-3929
E-mail: Lysandra.Davis@wsp.wa.gov
Twitter: @wafiremarshal


Thanksgiving Cooking and Fire Safety

State Fire Marshal Charles Duffy reminds you thatcooking fires are the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries, with Thanksgiving being the peak day for cooking fires. Most home cooking fires are the result of the range or stove being left unattended.

The Office of State Fire Marshal offers the following cooking safety tips to prevent cooking fires:

For more information on cooking safety, please visit the National Fire Protection Association at www.nfpa.org.


The Office of the State Fire Marshal is a Bureau of the Washington State Patrol, providing fire and life safety services to the citizens
of Washington State including inspections of state licensed facilities, plan review of school construction projects, licensing of fire
sprinkler contractors and pyrotechnic operators, training Washington States firefighters, and collecting emergency response data.

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