Happy holidays! We know that there are still gatherings and reunions scheduled in the coming weeks. It’s a busy time for everyone, especially if you’re hosting a party. With all the preparations that need to be done, it’s easy to overlook items and situations that may actually be fire hazards.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that every year, fire departments in the United States respond to an average of 790 home structure fires caused by decorations, not including Christmas trees. To preserve the safety of your holidays, here are some tips to prevent holiday decor fires.
Two (2) of the main causes that may contribute to the development of a violent fire during the holidays are using substandard decors and displaying trees near open flames. Here are important safety tips: