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Holiday happenings include kitchen fires; tend stove, forgo fryer, experts urge

By Ashton Eley

This article was published November 23, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

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Centerton firefighters put away their equipment April 7 after working a house fire in Centerton. The fire began in the kitchen where the resident was cooking, causing extensive damage. Fire departments gets slightly more kitchen and cooking related calls during the holidays, said Thomas Good assistant chief with the Fayetteville Fire Department. Good said one of the most common causes of house fires he sees is food left cooking unattended.

Many homes today will be filled with the aroma of turkey and homemade pies and the sounds of children playing and family members chatting.

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