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Avoid a fire in your home over the holidays: follow these Red Cross decorating safety steps

Most candle fires occur during December

CHEYENNE, NOVEMBER 27, 2023 The holidays are a wonderful time to get everyone together. Unfortunately, they can also mean a greater risk of a fire in someone’s home. This holiday season, the American Red Cross of Wyoming encourages everyone to follow simple steps to prevent home fires from holiday decorations.

“December is the peak time for home fires involving candles and holiday decorations,” said Janet Lewis, executive director, American Red Cross of Wyoming. “Help protect your family by using battery-operated candles and practicing your two-minute escape plan with everyone in your househol...


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