- The number one cause of fire alarms within the residence halls is for cooking.
- Be sure to stay with your food while you cook it, even if you are cooking in a microwave.
- Pay attention to the timer: are you sure you entered 3:00 minutes and not 30:00 minutes?
- Be sure that your microwave, stove, or oven is clean and free of food debris. This can easily catch fire.
- Follow all cooking instructions provided on food containers/cartons.