• Be sure to clean the grill and grease tray.
  • Never leave your grill unattended while cooking.
  • Always open the lid prior to lighting.
  • When lighting your grill keep your face away.
  • If the grill is off and you smell mercaptan, the odorant added to propane, you may have a leak and should immediately turn the propane valve off.

Are you wondering if the location of your grill is safe? Take a look below to find out.

  • Grills should be placed ten feet away from the house, deck railings, and overhangs.
  • Gas grills CANNOT be used or stored on a fire escape.

  • Gas grills CANNOT be used or stored on balconies above the first floor unless there is an exterior stairway to the ground.

  • Please call or email the Randolph Fire Department – Office of Fire Prevention & Code Compliance at 781-961-0991.

Finally, after a long winter, warmer weather is upon us.  This time of year the charcoal or propane grills come out of hibernation and cookout season begins.  Here are some outside cooking and grilling safety tips.  Be safe, cook responsibly, and enjoy the season.

  • Grills should ONLY be used outdoors.
  • Keep children and pets away from the grilling area.

Grill and BBQ Safety