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Food Preparation Practices for Jewish Sabbath Can Pose Hazardous Risks

Orthodox Jews observing the Sabbath — held from sundown on Friday to sundown on Saturday — will oftentimes leave a hot plate or a stove burner on overnight to keep food warm to avoid violating a stricture…


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Orthodox Jews observing the Sabbath — held from sundown on Friday to sundown on Saturday — will oftentimes leave a hot plate or a stove burner on overnight to keep food warm to avoid violating a stricture against working. SSI Staff · March 23, 2015

An Underwriters Laboratories test revealed that new homes built with oriented strand board beams burn eight times faster than older homes built with solid beams. Firefighters urge homeowners to have an escape plan in place, as well as installing smoke alarms outside every bedroom. SSI Staff · February 24, 2015

U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 366,600 home fires from 2007-2011, according to a new report by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). April 24, 2013



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