How To Not Burn Down Your House This Holiday Season
Holiday staples such as fried turkeys, Christmas trees and candles can all pose fire hazards. Here's how to stay safe this season.By Ben Lawson | November 25, 2014
Dreaming of a fiery Christmas like this scene from "The Santa Clause"?
We didn't think so. And according to the U.S. Fire Administration, more cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day than any other days of the year. (Video via The Tennessean)
In 2011, the U.S. lost $11.7 billion to fires, so if you've already broken the bank with your holiday shopping, it's probably not a bad idea to take extra precautions. (Video via U.S. Fire Administration, ABC)