Don't Let Your Christmas Tree Become a Fire Hazard!

Tis' the Season and everyone is in the full holiday swing!  The lights are on the tree and and the final decorations are in the perfect place.  

If you have chosen a real Christmas Tree for your home, be aware while it is beautiful with an awesome aroma, it can also be a fire hazard if not cared for properly.  Don't forget, artificial trees and burning candles can also be a hazard. 

Here are some facts about home holiday fires:
  • One of every three home Christmas tree fires are caused by electrical problems.
  • Although Christmas tree fires are not common, when they do occur, they are more likely to be serious. 
  • On average, one of every 40 reported home structure Christmas tree fires results in a death compared to an average of one death per 142 total reported home structure fires.  
  • A heat source too close to the tree causes roughly one in every six of Christmas tree fires.  
  • More than half (56%) of home candle fires occur when something that can catch on fire is too close to the candle.  
  • December is the peak time of year for home candle fires. In December, 11% of home candle fires began with decorations compared to 4% the rest of the year.  Source: National Fire Protection Association
Please keep these facts in mind when displaying your Christmas decorations to help you have a safe and Merry Christmas  

All of us at Above & Beyond Roofing wish you and your family the most wonderful holiday season to date and a bountiful New Year!

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