Richmond Fire-Rescue responds too oven fires far too often. You should never keep anything combustible stored inside your over. This could include
- Oven mitts
- Storage containers
You should never store anything that can burn inside any of your heated appliances. This causes unnecessary risk to everyone in your household. Make sure you are being fire smart by keeping your oven clean, keeping it clear of items that can burn, and never leaving your cooking unattended.