Light it up, don’t burn it down: HFD shares Christmas tree lighting safety tips

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HOUSTON — Every year the Houston Fire Department demonstrates the dangers surrounding Christmas lights and the cold holiday season.

Here's 5 rules to live by this holiday season.

  • Remember to not leave candles unattended
  • Don’t let you tree dry out.
  • Look for frayed wires and don’t overload plugs.
  • Make sure space heater aren’t to hot and turn off if they flip over.
  • And keep a fire extinguisher handy.

 

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