Holiday safety begins at home.
- Electrical distribution or lighting equipment was involved in 35% of home Christmas tree fires.
- One-fifth (20%) of the decoration fires started in the kitchen. One out of six (17%) started in the living room, family room or den.
- The top three days for home candle fires were Christmas, New Year’s Day, and Christmas Eve.
- See more statistics on winter holiday fires.
Winter holiday safety tips
Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season. Download the winter holiday safety tips.
Christmas tree safety tips
As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart. A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly. Download the Christmas tree safety tips.