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Holiday Home Safety
Making your holiday list?
Make sure it includes steps to reduce the risks of a home fire this holiday season. The city’s Building Division team sends holiday greetings and offers safety tips for decorating, cooking, and warming the hearth and hearts of your family this season.

 Christmas Tree   Christmas Tree Safety
As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart.  A small fire that spreads to a Christmas  tree can grow very large very quickly.  Check out these tips for picking, placing, lighting and  disposing of your tree.

 Christmas Light    Holiday Lighting Safety
Use caution when adorning your tree and home with lights and other electrical decorations.  According to the National Fire Protection Association, 860 home fires caused by holiday decorations occur each year.  Decorate you home safely using these tips.   

 Wood Stove   Wood & Pellet Stove Safety
During the holidays, as the temperature drops outside, wood and pellet stoves are fired up  to warm the hearth and hearts of family and friends.  Take care with these tips to ensure your stove is safe.  

 Cooking Pot   Kitchen and Cooking Safety
Whether testing out a new dish or whipping up a family classic, always keep kitchen and cooking safety in mind.  Use these ingredients for safety in the kitchen to create great holiday memories instead of a recipe for disaster.