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Kitchen Safety

The kitchen is the most likely room in the house where a fire may start. Most fires in the kitchen are caused by cooking accidents or lack of concentration. A few simple precautions can significantly reduce the risk.

Washing machine in the Kitchen

Kitchen Appliances

In 2018/19, 20 accidental house fires were caused by kitchen appliances.

Cooking with oil in pan

Cooking with Oil

Cooking with oil can be dangerous and this applies to deep-fat frying pans etc.

Kitchen Safety

Kitchen Safety

43 per cent of all accidental house fires in 2021/22 were caused by cooking appliances.