According to Business Insider, Christmas trees can be a big fire hazard and dry trees only take about 6 seconds to be completely engulfed in flames.
Here's how to avoid it:
- Keep your trees watered.
- Don't overcrowd outlets.
- Do not use faulty or cheap extension cords. (That includes lights you put on your tree.)
- Space heaters can also be an issue around the holidays.
Bottom line: Be safe this holiday season!
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