Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire, reminds U.S. Fire Administration officials.
Following a few, simple fire safety tips can keep electric lights, candles and the ever popular Christmas tree from creating a tragedy, states U.S. Fire Administration officials. USFA is an entity of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). USFA's holiday tips include: For more tips on how to prevent a holiday fire and what to do in case a fire starts in your home, click here.