According to State Farm, there are more cooking fires in the United States on Thanksgiving than on any other day. Or, as William Shatner puts it: “Fire, metal, oil and turkey are glorious when in harmony … but their power is unrelenting in careless hands.”
State Farm’s turkey day safety campaign is both entertaining and informative, which should help get the message out. Hopefully it reaches the following, top ten states for fire insurance claims on Thanksgiving over the past five years.
So, listen to the advice of Shatner in the video below. Or be prepared to deal with the fallout of a burst of flames like those in the video below that.