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Lit houses and trees are hallmarks of Christmas, but these decorations pose fire risks. According to the National Fire Protection Association (“NFPA”), “Electrical distribution or lighting equipment was involved in two out of every five (40%) home Christmas tree fires.”
Another alarming statistic is related to the number of Christmas decor-related fires to which U.S. fire departments responded within a 5-year span. The NFPA disclosed, “Between 2011-2015, U.S. fire departments responded to an average 200 home fires that started with Christmas trees per year. U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 840 home structure fires per year that began with decorations, excluding Christmas trees, in 2011-2015.”
Given these statistics, we recommend the following to ensure your festive celebrations remain safe:
Source: The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and National Safety Council (NSC)
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