Tag Archives: smokers

Grilling safely on the patio…

With the fantastic weather we have in Southern California (especially lately with the heat), we are able to grill year round.  In apartments, the rules of outdoor grilling are different as the negative effect of a fire is a consequence to more than one household. Pictured here are some legal alternatives that I found in a Brookstone catalogue.  “Electric Char-Broil […]

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Your Residents Do Not Live Alone

As you are aware, each resident is unique and one of a kind.  Have you  thought about those residents who may be at higher risk for fire or injury?  If you have thought about it, now it is time to act upon it. Teach your residents to be fire safe.  Explain to them that their risk […]

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Superfluous Stuff Starts Fires

Here is what I read about a recent fire (yes, it was in a report): “Small area of origin with many potential possible ignition sources including candles, possible discarded smoking materials, and at least 7 electrical items plugged into 2 multi-plug adapters”.   Are you able to imagine the scene?  I’m imagining electrical cords, smoking materials, and […]

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Barbeque Balcony Battles

The weather forecast calls for rain this upcoming weekend but last weekend, the weather in Southern California was perfect for grilling your favorite culinary dishes.  I personally concocted some dangerously delicious burgers that were stuffed with feta, mushrooms, and diced red pepper (recipe to be posted at a later date).  With the advent of warmer weather, reviewing California Fire Code with your residents about grills on balconies, decks, and […]

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