Firefighters flip for safety this Tuesday ..
Pancake tossing in tandem could be a new Olympic sport - but behind our firefighters acclaimed prowess with frying pan wrist action, is a serious message as we head towards Pancake Day this Tuesday, in a word SAFETY the extra ingredient Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service would like you to add to the 2 eggs, 4 oz plain flour, pinch of salt and half pint of milk for the mix on pancake day.
Shrove Tuesday February 12th means fun in the kitchen for all the family, however, the novelty and excitement of making pancakes can make some people less cautious when cooking.
In Cambridgeshire, there were 44 fires in the home caused by cooking between April and December last year - 2012 and 52 per cent of all 178 house fires during this period started .... in the kitchen!
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