Christmas Tree Fire Safety
The holiday season is upon us and many people will be decorating there homes for this festive time of year. While these decorations are quite a site to see, they also come with some dangers. One of the biggest potential hazards is Christmas trees. A tree after it is cut needs to be properly watered to keep it from drying out. Even after a while a properly watered tree will eventually dry out. Soon after the holidays make sure you dispose of your tree properly, because this is when most fires occur. When going to sleep or leaving your home always make sure to unplug any lights on the tree. Most tree fires start because lights were left plugged in overnight or while away. Also make sure trees are a safe distance from any heat source such as space heaters, fire places, and any furnaces. Follow these tips to ensure that you have a safe and happy holidays! If disaster does happen to strike this holiday season, SERVPRO of Society Hill is one call away ready to respond!