The FDNY has some tips to grill safely this July Fourth weekend.

Lt. Anthony Mancuso says lighter fluid should not be added to the barbecue if a fire is already lit. He recommends using special containers that can keep coals closer together, reducing the size of flames and letting coals get hotter, faster. You can also use a coil that heats up when you plug it in.

Mancuso says to use...

Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner®, Comcast®, customers with access to News 12.

Already registered or an Optimum customer?
Log in
Time Warner®, Comcast® or Service ElectricSM customer?
Create an account
Not a customer?
Subscribe