Christmas Tree Safety

  • Natural trees should be cut at a 45° angle at the base and placed in water.

  • Place tree away from sources of heat.

  • Use only non-flammable decorations.

  • Use only lighting listed by an approved testing laboratory.

  • Inspect lights for frayed wire or other defects before use.

  • Do not leave lights unattended.

  • When the tree becomes dry discard it promptly.

  • Be sure your smoke alarm is maintained and working properly.