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  • Tips to avoid Thanksgiving fire hazards Play Video

    November 21, 2012 4:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Nationwide, Turkey Day can be a dangerous day, even if you never leave your home. Thousands of fires are reported every year on Thanksgiving Day, most caused by cooking. One of the major hazards includes frying turkeys. Firefighters in Baton Rouge had these important points... more »
  • Fire risk leads to huge Maytag dishwasher recall

    June 3, 2010 7:44 AM

    Maytag Corp. is recalling about 1.7 million dishwashers because of a fire hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the company received 12 reports of electrical failures in the dishwasher heating element that led to fires and damage. One kitchen fire caused extensive damage. No injuries were reported.... more »
  • Mattresses sold in Louisiana on recall list

    January 13, 2010 8:43 PM

    Mattress sets sold in four states including Louisiana, by Mattress World of Dallas have been recalled, because they don't meet federal open flame standards and pose a fire risk. No incidents have been reported. About 700 sets were sold at furniture stores in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas between... more »

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