Plug into Fire Safety this Holiday Season!

    Did you know that Christmas Trees account for hundreds of fires each year? Typically, shorts in electrical lights or open flames from candles, lighters or matches start tree fires. Well-watered trees are not a problem. A dry and neglected tree can be.

    Here are some tips to keep your home and family safe this holiday season!

    • Natural trees should be cut at a 45 degree angle
    • Place tree away from sources of heat
    • Use only non-flammable decorations
    • Inspect lights for frayed wire or other defects before use
    • Do not leave lights on unattended
    • Keep the tree stand full of water at all times
    • When the tree becomes dry, discard it immediately

    Check out today for more information on holiday fire safety!