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5 Christmas Fire Safety Tips

christmas-tree-83122_960_720Holiday decorations and Christmas trees account for a significant amount of fires each year according to the NFPA. We’ve previously told you how winter is the most prevalent time for home fires, and offered some general winter prevention tips here on our blog.

Adding to those previous winter fire prevention tips, we’ve put together this brief list of Christmas themed fire prevention tips for those celebrating the holiday season. Be sure to keep these tips in mind and help protect yourself and your family this holiday season.

  • Keep any flammable items or decorations at least three feet away from an open flame or heat source.
  • Any decorations that pull electricity should not be worn out. If the wires look to be in poor shape, it’s time to recycle them.

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