l Keep your tree away from fireplace and other heat sources.
l Place the tree away from heavy traffic areas.
l Buy only fire-resistant artificial trees.
l Anchor the tree firmly to the stand.
l NEVER use lighted candles on the tree.
l Use flame-resistant and non-combustible materials.
l Use lights that are tagged and certified tested for safety.
l Get rid of old damaged sets.
l Use no more than three standard-sized sets of lights per extension cord.
l Never use electric lights on a metallic tree.
l Outdoors, use only lights certified for this use.