Supervisor Urges Christmas Tree Fire Safety Precautions


November 30th, 2018 – The Holidays are here, and Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter is reminding all residents to be mindful of Christmas Tree Fire safety. Most people are surprised to learn, that a dry tree can catch fire and burn faster than newspaper. Please see the video above for a disturbing reminder of just how quickly an unwatered Christmas tree can engulf an entire room. Supervisor Carpenter urges residents to always keep trees adequately watered, away from heat sources and never leave lights on overnight. “The holidays are a very special time of year, a time to create lasting memories with loved ones. Please take a moment to watch this important video, and take the necessary precautions to ensure that holiday memories are happy memories,” said Supervisor Carpenter.

For more Christmas tree safety tips, please visit: https://www.christmastreeassociation.org.

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