June 1, 2017
The onset of the recent warmer weather signals the beginning of summer, long days, and of course Illinois barbeque season!
Here at Insurance Group USA, we want you and your loved ones to enjoy this season SAFELY!
According to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, three out of four households in the United States own a barbeque grill. Chances are, you will encounter lighting a charcoal or gas grill this barbeque season. And when you do, it's important to remember that sweet barbeque is a safe one!
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says, charcoal and gas grills cause an average of 1,500 structure fires and 4,200 outdoor fires in or on residential properties each year. That's about $29.8 million direct property loss.
Protection can be relatively simple and inexpensive. To help prevent fire-related injuries and damage to your home this summer:
For information about how to make this year your best barbeque season, check out the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association.
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