Tree fires usually start in dry or neglected trees. Shorts in electrical lights or open flames are also a hazard.
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department is issuing a warning about fire risks associated with Christmas trees and holiday decorations.
Tree cause 250 home fires a year, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Another 170 home fires involve holiday lights. These fires resulted in 21 deaths and 43 injuries.
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Firefighters have recommendations for your family's safety.
Buying a tree:
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