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  • What is the most dangerous time of year for home fires and burns?




  • How often should you water a live Christmas tree in your home?




  • How often should you replace holiday lights?




  • What percentage of Americans surveyed leave lit candles within the reach of children?




  • Which of these simple cooking safety tips should you practice?





  • What does natural gas smell like?




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    What is the most dangerous time of year for home fires and burns?

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    Winter holiday months. With more indoor activities, holiday decorations and cooking, the holidays have an increased risk of fires and burn injuries.

    How often should you water a live Christmas tree in your home?

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    Daily. A dry tree can ignite in seconds making it one of the deadliest hazards in your home. To reduce the risk, trees should be watered daily and kept at least 3 feet from any heater or fire source.

    How often should you replace holiday lights?

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    When you see kinks, frays or bare spots. A spark from damaged lights can easily ignite a tree. Check all lights before using for kinks, frays or bare spots.

    What percentage of Americans surveyed leave lit candles within the reach of children?

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    27%. Open flames can be festive, but make sure they are never unattended and keep children a safe distance away.

    Which of these simple cooking safety tips should you practice?

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    All of the above. It is important to take these simple yet effective safety measures in the kitchen while cooking. Keep pot handles turned to the back of the stove. Keep a cookie sheet nearby to extinguish potential flames and keep a close eye on kids while cooking.

    What does natural gas smells like?

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    Rotten eggs. Most Americans say they know to leave their home immediately if they smell natural gas, but many may not know what it smells like. Make sure you and your family can identify the smell of gas and take appropriate action.