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Sarasota Fire Department prepares community for possible turkey fryer fires

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The sarasota county fire department is making sure everybody is prepared for emergencies on thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving is the number one day for structure fires across the country.

Today, firefighters hosted a turkey fryer demonstration, showing what can go wrong when a fryer isn't used correctly.

The department warns to always read the manufacturer's recommendations for your specific fryer before you start cooking and remember to never fry indoors.