05/21/2012 07:36 am ET Updated May 21, 2012

7 BBQ FAILS To Avoid This Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

As millions across the country prepare their grills for this year's Memorial Day Weekend, we thought it would be a good opportunity to remind everyone of some simple barbecue safety tips. For example, always keep an eye on the grill. Another tip: don't throw gasoline or entire cans of lighter fluid onto the grill.

We know these rules might seem complicated at first, so to further illustrate them, we collected a few of the worst barbecue FAILS on YouTube. These 7 mishaps will teach you exactly what NOT to do during a Memorial Day barbecue (or a barbecue on any day ever). Check them out, and be careful out there.