Thanksgiving marks start of period of higher fire risk as more people gather indoors to celebrate the holidays

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Thanksgiving begins a five-week period of elevated fire risks, with the three tops days of the year for cooking fires all occurring between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, according to State Fire Marshal Tim Bean. Bean urges Missourians to take steps in advance as they plan their celebrations to avoid preventable fires.