Grilling Tips

Use the direct method to quickly cook foods. Chicken breasts, steaks, fish and seafood are good choices. Place foods on the grate directly over the heat source. Consider the indirect method for foods that require longer than 20 minutes to cook—whole chickens, boneless turkey roasts and pork ribs. Spread charcoals around the edges of grill…


Americans enjoy cooking outdoors!

According to a 2016 report from the NFPA, grills are responsible for 8,900 residential fires every year, and gas grills account for more fires than charcoal grills. Safe grilling: Place all cooking equipment on a sturdy surface away from railings, eaves, and low tree branches;  Place a spray bottle nearby for small flames on the…


Grilling Tips for Juicy Meat

Will you be cooking over an open flame such as a camp fire or fire pit this weekend?  Remember these simple tips to ensure your meat stays juicy, tender, and delicious! Tips: Cook over a low heat and plan to remove your food from the grill just before you think you should.  Remove large pieces…



2 MINUTES! Before a fire is out of control, your family has 2 minutes to exit the home safely. Practice your 2-minute drill to ensure your family can safely escape a home fire. Call A&A Fire and Safety to update and install your home smoke alarms. 501-834-5353house_fire

Fighting a House Fire

Attempting to fight a house fire on your own is not a good idea. BEFORE you make an attempt to fight the fire, notify the fire department of the emergency. Don’t attempt to fight the fire unless: The fire is small and contained You have a safe route of escape (can be reached without exposure…


Lack of sleep can take its toll

Be on the alert! If you are sleepy or have consumed alcohol, don’t use the stove or stovetop.  Ranges or cooktops account for the majority (61%) of home cooking fire incidents.  It is best to avoid cooking altogether until you are awake and alert. Call A&A Fire and Safety TODAY!  We will help you stay…


Fried Eggs?

Dieticians say breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It also can be the most dangerous.   Why?  Frying poses the greatest risk of fire.  More than half (54%) of reported non-fatal home cooking fire injuries occurred when the victims tried to fight the fire themselves.   Avoid the fires and the smoke damage by…


2017- Time to Inspect and Tag

Stay in compliance with yearly fire extinguisher inspections and tag renewal.  Call A&A Fire and Safety Company today!  501-834-5353                                                                                           ad_card

#1 Cause of Home Fires

Based on 2009-2013 annual averages:  Cooking equipment was the leading cause of home fires and fire injuries, causing 46% of home fires that resulted in 19% of the home fire deaths and 44% of the injuries.  KEEP AN EYE ON WHAT YOU FRY.  Call A&A Fire and Safety TODAY! We will help you stay safe…