Jan Doherty, Public Education Officer, No Phone Number Available
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 4:13 p.m.
During the holiday season, homes and neighborhoods become embodiments of holiday cheer and seasonal festivities. Ornaments hang from branches and lights adorn rooftops.
Although these decorations are beautiful, they can also pose a danger to the safety of your family and home. Before getting started with your decorations, read these potentially life-saving holiday safety tips.
Christmas tree fires result in a higher death rate compared to average home structure fires, with 1 out of every 18 home Christmas tree fires resulting in a fatality. When setting up a Christmas tree this year, keep your home and family safe by:
An estimated 12,500 people are injured as a result of holiday decorating each year. Follow these tips and stay safe while installing indoor and outdoor lights and decorations:
The Spokane Fire Department wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season!