“It can take 7 years to grow a Christmas tree… and 7 SECONDS for it to become an inferno!”

Each year, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees. Carefully decorating Christmas trees can help make your holidays safer.   Download these NFPA safety tips on Christmas trees. (PDF, 1 MB) Picking the tree If you have an artificial tree, be sure it is labeled, certified, or identified by the manufacturer…

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