Christmas is a time for celebration and high jinks with family and loved ones. But it is also a time for taking extra precautions to avoid accidents at home.
A burning Christmas tree can swiftly fill a room with deadly fire and gases. Older trees shed needles too easily (bounce it up and down as a test). If lots of needles fall off, the tree has probably dried out and is a fire hazard. If in doubt, don’t buy it.
Here are some more Christmas hazards to watch out for.