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Keep Looking When Cooking

Keep Looking when Cooking

Distractions can quickly lead to a kitchen fire

Cooking fire safety

The leading cause of home fires in NSW is leaving cooking unattended.

Cooking fire safety

The leading cause of home fires in NSW is leaving cooking unattended.

Firefighter recipes

Braised Winter Lamb Shanks

Created by City of Sydney Firefighter Kurt

Chicken Korma Curry

Created by Busby Firefighter Mohammed

Pad Thai Goong Sod

Created by Silverwater Firefighter William

Beef & Beer Stew with Crispy Potato Top

Created by Merewether Firefighter Jodi

More recipes coming soon

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Did you know?


The use of heaters, cigarettes and candles are common causes of fires.


When you're asleep, you won't smell the smoke from a fire.


You're twice as likely to die in a home fire if you don't have a working smoke alarm.

Fire & Rescue NSW responds to approximately
4500
residential fires each year.
Half of these fires start in the kitchen, mostly due to unattended cooking.


Electrical appliances and faults cause almost 40% of home fires.