Lighting up the Christmas tree is a tradition in many households, but without proper fire safety, these same decorations could increase your chances of fire. If you are planning to buy a Christmas tree this year, it is important to remember fire safety. Download NFPA’s free Christmas tree safety tip sheet and keep you and your family safe during the holidays.
Also, check out the videoof a demonstration showing how flammable a dry Christmas tree can be as opposed to a tree watered regularly. This test was conducted by the National Fire Protection Association and Underwriters Laboratories.
For more information on Christmas tree safety, please visit our special section of the NFPA website.