‘Tis the season to think safety
Not every holiday fire is so delightful
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire… candles in the window… despite the lovely images they may elicit, some traditional holiday lyrics should carry a disclaimer: Don’t try this at home!
We’re not trying to dampen spirits (honest!); on the contrary, we want everyone to enjoy a season that’s merry and bright. We just want to make sure the source of that brightness is a safe and well-controlled one. Many of the classic joys we associate with winter holidays—candles, decorative lights, indoor greenery and plenty of home cooking—are also classic fire hazards, making fire safety a key consideration this time of year.Read More