NEW HAVEN -- 'Tis the season for Christmas trees and the New Haven fire department wants to help with the safety aspect of having one.
The New Haven Fire Department held a Christmas Tree fire safety demonstration Thursday morning.
The event was held at New Haven Regional Fire School on Ella T Grasso Boulevard.
Here are some tips to keep you and your family safe during the holidays:
- that trees should be three feet away from a heat source,
- water real trees daily to prevent dryness, check light strands for wear and tear
- turn off the tree when you are asleep or not home.