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Pressure Cooker Fire Scorches Kitchen in Springfield?

10/10/2023 (Permalink)

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Our local Springfield and East Lane County team wants everyone to be safe while cooking. Now that more households are using electrical cooking appliances to prepare meals, it is important to know how to use these appliances properly. Here are some electrical cooking appliance safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association to help you stay safe while using a pressure cooker:

Key Safety Tips

  • Always use cooking equipment—air fryers, slow cookers, electric skillets, hot plates, griddles, etc.—that are listed by a qualified testing laboratory.
  • Follow the manufacturer’s instructions on where and how to use .
  • Remember to unplug all appliances when not in use.
  • Check cords regularly for damage. Do not use any appliance with a damaged cord.

Pressure Cooker

A pressure cooker is designed to cook food faster than a stovetop or oven. Because it uses hot steam and pressure to cook food. It is important that they are used properly to prevent burns.

  • Place the cooker in an open space to give enough room for the steam to ventilate.
  • Never cover the steam release valve on the pressure cooker.
  • Do not leave the home when using a pressure cooker.

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