Local fire officials warn that you take the proper precautions when deep frying your Thanksgiving turkey.
Wenatchee Fire Marshal Mark Yaple says a lot can go wrong when frying the holiday bird. . .
Yaple says turkey fryers caused over one-thousand fires nationwide resulting in 15-million dollars of property damage.
Yaple says you can greatly lower the risk of a fire by taking the following into account. . .
Fire officials recommend that you cook on a stable concrete surface.
Yaple says a turkey fryer was the cause behind two local house fires several years ago.
Turkey fryers are not UL rated due to safety hazards.