The opportunity for household fires seems to increase around the holidays, whether it be candles, electric lights in the tree, or even the yule log. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has posted a handy 12 point safety checklist to address some of these risks.
What does this mean to you:
The frivolity (read: alcohol) of the holidays can easily lead us to lower our guard. Take two seconds and look at the above list so you are at least aware of the potential issues. And as always, be safe, use common sense, and have a great holiday.