Did you know that in Gatineau 73% of fires occur in homes, and 20% of these break out on stoves? That would be the equivalent of one kitchen fire a week!
Prevention and education start at home. For instance, approved deep-fryers are strongly recommended for that kind of cooking.
If a kitchen fire breaks out, you should:
If the fire cannot be brought under control:
What are the most common distractions to avoid that can cause a cooking fire?
Warning: some of the scenes in the following videos may be disturbing.
Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 291,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.