Campaign aims to prevent kitchen fires
Sep 27, 2013 4:58 PM - The National Fire Protection Association's annual awareness campaign, Fire Prevention Week, will be held Oct. 6-12. The nonprofit, fire safety organization is encouraging the public to prevent kitchen fires. The kitchen is the leading area of origin for home fires and most kitchen fires are caused by cooking. On average, there are roughly 3,000 reported kitchen fires per day in the United States.