Firefighters offer tips to prevent grill fires

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STRATFORD -

As many light up the grill for Independence Day celebrations, firefighters in Stratford offer tips to prevent fires.

Firefighters say grills should be placed away from the home, deck railings, under eaves and overhanging branches.

News 12 is told it is important to always have the gas grill lid open before lighting it.

Firefighters also remind people to keep children and pets at least three feet away from grill areas.

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