The American Red Cross is helping people stay safe this holiday season.  Click to hear KMZU’s Kristie Cross speak with Spokesperson Mike Flanagan:

Mike Flanagan

Flanagan says, in the case of a kitchen accident, the Red Cross app available on smartphones could be useful.  It is available through the app stores the the phones.  To prevent having to use the app, Flanagan recommends using common sense in the kitchen, like turning off burners when leaving the room, keeping kids out of the kitchen, and avoiding baggy clothing that could get caught on a burner.  A full list of safety tips is available at