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Christmas Tree Fire

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Holidays A Time For Joy And, Unfortunately, Injury

From finding the best deals to getting into the holiday spirit to decorate your home, the onslaught of the holiday season is one of the busiest times of year. But it’s also the start of one of the year’s most dangerous times.

CBS Miami–12/06/2012

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Tips To Keep Your Family Safe Over The Holidays

Every year firefighters across Broward and Miami-Dade counties rush to homes to put out fires caused by faulty or old holiday lights or candles. Holiday decorations are supposed to be festive and fun, not a danger to your health.

CBS4–12/13/2011

A demonstration of how faulty lights can cause a Christmas disaster. (Source: CBS)

Beware Christmas Decoration Dangers

‘Tis the season to string the light and trim the tree but while holiday decorating can be fun, it can also cause some serious fire hazards.

CBS4–12/10/2010