Experts stress Christmas tree safety

Experts stress Christmas tree safety

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - With Christmas less than a month away, people across the world are decorating trees for the holiday season. Although festive, it's important to ensure that trees are not potential fire hazards.

To stay say during the holiday season, the National Fire Protection association recommends the following tips:

  • When picking a tree, choose one with fresh green needles
  • Make sure trees are at least three feet away from any heat source
  • Always turn off Christmas tree lights before leaving home, or going to bed

For additional tips, visit the National Fire Protection Association website.

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