Deck the Halls, Don’t Burn Them [Infographic]

Deck the Halls, Don’t Burn Them [Infographic]

Holiday decorations can add to the fun and excitement of the season but they also can increase your risk for a home fire.

As you deck the halls of your home this season, be fire smart. Follow these basic safety guidelines from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to prevent serious electrical and fire hazards during the festivities.

  1. Keep your tree at least three feet away from heat sources like fireplaces, radiators, candles or heat vents;
  2. Do not let your tree (artificial or live) block exits;
  3. Check light sets for frayed or damaged wiring before usi

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