Weather Tidbits: Christmas Tree Safety
This Weather Tidbits provides tips on how to safely display and put your Christmas tree. 1 out of 4 tree fires are the result of a tree being too close to a heat source. Also, keep trees at least 3 feet from heat sources. If the tree is real, water daily to prevent tree from drying out. Lastly, have smoke alarms and a fire extinguisher nearby. 1 out of 3 Christmas tree fires are due to electrical failures. Limit light strands to 3 or less and turn off lights when away or sleeping. Also, don’t overload the outlets.