Christmas and New Year’s are the top
days for home candle fires in the U.S.
LOS ANGELES –
The 2019 holiday season is here, and the American Red Cross Los
Angeles Region wants everyone to stay safe as they decorate their
homes. Decorations like trees, lights and candles increase the risk
of home fires during the holidays – with Christmas, New Year’s
Eve and New Year’s Day being the top three days for home candle
fires in the U.S.
these 10 safety tips while decorating for the holiday season.
Use battery-operated candles. Never
leave lit candles unattended, keep them away from anything that could
burn and place them out of reach from children and pets.
Check all holiday light cords to make
sure they aren’t frayed or broken. Don’t string too many stran