The holidays in Hawaii are a joyous time with potluck meals, parties and family gatherings. An important part of the festivities are the season’s decorations. Being careful with holiday decorations can ensure you safely enjoy the season with your loved ones: With its distinct sights, smells, sounds and tastes, the holidays in the Hawaii are a special time and the most joyous season of the year. Decorating the Christmas tree and outside your home and cooking a delicious meal for the family, the holidays are a time of celebration. Statistics have shown that incidences of home fires increase during the holiday season, especially from holiday decorations, candles and Christmas trees. Christmas trees were the items first ignited in home structure fires during the holidays with more than four of every ten home Christmas tree fires caused by electrical problems or malfunctions.
Holiday Fire Safety
Kitchen safety is also another safety precaution to be aware not only during the holidays but also year round. According to the United States Fire Administration, cooking fires account for 20% of all fires in residential settings.