Sparky says Prevent Kitchen Fires this Fire Prevention Week

Are you known for cooking up a storm in your kitchen?

The Harlingen Fire Department and Sparky the Fire Dog want you to take extra safety measures.

They TMre promoting kitchen fire safety during this year TMs Fire Prevention Week. It TMs a time to raise awareness and disseminate safety information regarding fires that has deep roots in history.

It TMs considered a time for remembrance of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, in which hundreds were killed and thousands of buildings destroyed.

This morning, Lt. Richard Alvarez and Sparky himself, joined the ladies of Sunrise to talk more about what you can do to prevent kitchen fires.