We’ve all heard it before – using a turkey fryer can be dangerous. Every year turkey fryers cause an alarming amount of fires on Thanksgiving. We see the stories on the news, or if you like, there are plenty of videos online of sensational fryer accidents. For most, it’s no secret that Thanksgiving is the most dangerous holiday to cook on. But the fear of a dry turkey motivates many unprepared chefs to try frying a turkey every year. After all, a crispy turkey can be a real crowd pleaser, but if you’re not careful, you could lose your entire home trying to make one good meal.
A good homeowners policy will cover a turkey fryer accident up to a point, but don’t take the risk. Know what you’re getting into and follow all the proper safety precautions so you and your guests can have a safe, enjoyable holiday.