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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Winter Holiday Safety

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FACTS 

--One-quarter of home decoration fires happen in December. 

--More than half of the December home decoration fires are started by candles. 

--Half of the holiday decoration fires happen because decorations are placed too clo...

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Christmas Tree Safety

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FACTS 

--One-third of home Christmas tree fires are caused by electrical problems. 

--Each year, fire departments respond to roughly 260 structure fires caused by Christmas trees. 

--A heat source too close to the tree causes one i...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Cooking Safety

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FACTS 

--The leading cause of fires in the kitchen is unattended cooking. 

--Most cooking fires in the home involve the stovetop. 

SAFETY TIPS "COOK WITH CAUTION" 

--Be on alert! If you are sleepy or have consumed...

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