Why distance is important when breaking out your grill

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — For many people, Memorial Day Weekend means it’s time to break out the grill, coinciding with the unofficial start of summer.

Friday morning on Wake Up, Lt. Rayshad Russell from the Buffalo Fire Department joined us to talk about avoiding potential perils.

Here are some tips for safe grilling:

Propane and charcoal grills should only be used outdoors

Grills should be placed well away from house and deck railings

Keep children and pets at least three feet away from the grilling area

Never leave your grill unattended

Hear more of what Lt. Russell shared with us in the video above.

Latest Local News

What should I look for in a sunscreen brand?

Why distance is important when breaking out your grill

City of Buffalo to open splash pads Memorial Day weekend

Basil to give away 4 vehicles to vets, first responders

NYSP seeking Alden man after alleged incident

Evan Anstey is an Associated Press Award, JANY Award and Emmy-nominated digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here and follow him on Twitter.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *