Nearly half of holiday decoration fires happen because decorations are placed too close to a heat source. It’s fun to decorate for the winter holidays, but holiday decorations can increase your risk for a home fire.
As you deck the halls this season, be fire smart.
The Raleigh Fire Department wants you to stay safe from fires this holiday season. Here are some tips to keep you safe this holiday safety.
- Never leave cooking unattended.
- Never leave candles unattended and always have a 12 inch clear space around candle.
- Keep your natural Christmas trees watered daily and discard or replace tree when it becomes dry and withered.
- Do not overload you power outlets.