Grill burgers and brats- not people and homes!

■■ Grill fires on residential properties result in an estimated average of 10 deaths, 100 injuries, and $37 million in property loss each year.

■■ Almost half (49 percent) of grill fires on residential properties occur from 5 to 8 p.m.

■■ Thirty-two percent of grill fires on residential properties start on patios, terraces, screened-in porches, or courtyards, while an additional 24 percent start on exterior balconies and unenclosed porches.

■■ Roughly half of the injuries involving grills are thermal burns.

 

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