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Holiday Saftey Tips for Your Family Celebration

Holiday Saftey Tips for Your Family Celebaration…The holiday seasons are upon us, a time of joy and celebration. It is also a time when your home is more vulnerable to fires.   Here are some Holiday Home Fire Facts from the Red Cross.

  • Nearly 47,000 fires occur during the winter holidays claiming more than 500 lives,causing more than 2,200 injuries, and costing$554 million in property damage.
  • On average, one of every 22 home fires started by Christmas trees result in death.
  • Candle fires are four times as likely to occur during the winter holidays.
  • During the winter holiday season, an average of 40 home fires per day are caused by children playing.
  • The number of home fires the American Red Cross has responded to has risen 10% since Having a working smoke alarm reduces one’s chances of dying in a fire by nearly half.

By now, you may have already put up your Christmas tree and lighting decorations.  Use this Holiday Safety Tips for Your Family as a checklist to review what you have already done with your home.  It is never too late to do a safety check on you holiday decorations.  The few minutes of time will ensure that you family holiday celebration will be safe and wonderful.

Holiday Safety Tips for Your Family Celebration

 

Holiday Saftey Tips for Your Family