Holiday Fire Safety Tips
Tree Safety: Never use candles as decorations. Keep trees away from heat. Never use a cut tree in a place of public assembly (apartment or hotel lobbies, restaurants, etc.) Water a cut tree at least daily Use a "non-tip" tree stand. Use only fire retardant decorations. Never leave a lighted tree unattended. Dispose of the tree properly; preferably soon after the holiday before the needles dry out. Artificial trees should have a fire retardant label. KEEP THE SEASON BRIGHT - WATCH THOSE LIGHTS! Unplug all lighting before retiring for the evening or leaving the house. Blow out candles before leaving the room. Don't leave candles burning unattended. Purchase lights and electric decorations which are listed by an approved testing agency such as Underwriters Laboratories (UL) or Factory Mutual (FM). Check all lighting for frayed wires, broken plugs, sockets, etc. Never overload outlets. Use no more than three strands of lights on a single extension cord. Never use candles on trees, or place near other flammable decorations. Never hang lights on a metallic tree. Always use appropriate weatherproof lights outdoors. Give the Gift of Life - Give Smoke Detectors!

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1. What can I burn in my backyard?
2. What is 2-1-1?
3. What is Code Red?
4. Prevent Dryer Fires
5. Are all firefighters paramedics?
6. Gas Barbecue Grill Safety Concerns
7. How far are barbecue pits required to be from buildings?
8. Why Should My Home Have Smoke Alarms?
9. Carbon Monoxide Danger
10. Does the Fire Department recharge or re-inspect fire extinguishers?
11. Does the Fire Department assist in installing child safety seats in cars?
12. Kitchen Fire Safety Tips:
13. Make and Practice your Home Escape Plan
14. How Do I Keep My Smoke Alarm Working?
15. Holiday Fire Safety Tips