Be Fire-Free And Safe During Christmas With These Safety Tips

Fire safety is so important during the holiday season. Warm candles, furnaces, electric heaters, chimneys are all used to keep your home warm during these harsh winter days. BE CAREFUL! Do not let your holidays become Christmas tragedies due to accidental fires in your home.

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According to USA FEMA, 1 of every 3 home Christmas tree fires is caused by electrical problems. While Christmas tree fires are not common, when they do occur, they are more likely to be serious. On average, one of every 31 reported home structure Christmas tree fires results in a death compared to an average of one death per 144 total reported home structure fires.

Just take a look at how fast a Christmas tree becomes engulfed in flames:

Video: BRE_Group

FEMA has released this video in hopes of reducing the amount of fires this December:

Video: FEMA