According to the NFPA, the #1 cause of home fires is unattended cooking.
8,772,900 cooking fires in 2020
47% caused by unattended cooking*
Cooking fires are the #1 cause of fire related injuries and #2 cause of residential fire deaths. **
According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) people over the age of 65 have a 2.5 times greater risk of injury or dying in a kitchen fire than any other age groups***
*American Burn Association
** National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2020 Cooking Fire Report