Fantastic information from the Public Information Officer of the Virginia Beach Fire Department:
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The Virginia Beach Fire Department wants you to be safe while grilling.
General safety tips:
Read the instructions and safety warnings before using the grill.
Grilling is an outdoor activity.
Never bring your grill in the house or in the garage.
Both charcoal and gas grills can pose a serious carbon monoxide risk indoors.
Keep your grill a safe distance from your home or deck railings.
Keep children and pets at least three feet away from the grill.
Never leave the grill unattended.
Make sure to clean the grill surface before you begin cooking.