Nov. 4 - Choptank Electric - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Nov. 4 - Choptank Electric

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GOOD MORNING DELMARVA - Each year, hospital emergency rooms treat about 12,500 people for injuries, such as falls, cuts and shocks, related to holiday lights, decorations and Christmas trees.

Christmas trees are involved in about 300 fires annually, resulting in 10 deaths, 30 injuries and an average of more than $10 million in property loss and damage.

For more information, including some safety tips, head to: http://choptankelectric.com/safety/safety_articles/holidays.html

Also, Choptank Electric is suggesting people consider replacing old strands of incandescent bulbs with ENERGY STAR® qualified LED lights.

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