The Kenton-Hardin Health Department offered tips designed to keep the public safe over the 4th of July holiday.
That included advice on grilling safely.
Five steps to grilling safety included:
.using gas and charcoal barbecue grills outside only
.position grills 3 feet from siding and branches
.keep children and pets at least 6 feet away
.never add charcoal or starter fluid when coals are ignited
.supervise your grill when in use.