Sebastopol Fire Department Shares Christmas Tree Safety Tips

The Sebastopol Fire Department recently shared the following tips to prevent Christmas tree related fires.

  • For live trees, check for freshness and avoid purchasing dry trees. For artificial trees, look for the label “Fire Resistant”.
  • Place tree at least 3 feet away from all heat sources.
  • Discard any lights with worn or broken cords or loose connections.
  • Turn off all Christmas tree lights before leaving home or going to sleep.
  • Water live trees daily.