It's grilling season! Is your grill clean, safe and in the right place?

• The grill should be placed three feet away from your home in open areas that is away from overhanging branches, balconies, and dry leaves.

• Avoid high traffic areas and always barbecue in a well-ventilated area.

• Use barbecue utensils with long handles (forks, tongs, etc.) to avoid burns and splatters.

• Keep grill clean by removing grease or fat buildup from the grills and in trays below the grill.

• Consider placing a grill pad or splatter mat beneath your grill.

• Let the coals completely cool before disposing in a metal container.

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