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By Tarvin Webteam - 14th December 2015 6:00am
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is offering some important fire safety tips in the run up to the festive period:
- On the 1st day of Christmas:
Check your Christmas tree lights conform to the British Standard.
- On the 2nd day of Christmas:
Never place candles near your Christmas tree or furnishings.
- On the 3rd day of Christmas:
Make sure your family and visitors know what to do in an emergency — have an escape plan.
- On the 4th day of Christmas:
Decorations can burn easily — Don't attach them to lights or heaters.
- On the 5th day of Christmas:
Never overload electrical sockets and switch Christmas lights off and unplug them before you go to bed.
- On the 6th day of Christmas:
The risk of accidents, especially in the kitchen, is greater after alcohol is consumed.
- On the 7th day of Christmas:
Most fires start in the kitchen — never leave cooking unattended.
- On the 8th day of Christmas
If you are planning to celebrate with fireworks, store them in a metal box, read the instructions, never go back to a lit firework and keep a bucket of water nearby.
- On the 9th day of Christmas:
If you smoke, make sure cigarettes are completely extinguished before you go to bed.
- On the 10th day of Christmas:
Check the battery in your smoke alarm and use Christmas as a reminder to clean it and remove dust.
- On the 11th day of Christmas:
Keep candles, lighters and matches out of reach of children. Never leave burning candles unattended.
- On the 12th day of Christmas:
Take the time to check on elderly relatives and neighbours this Christmas — make sure they are fire safe.
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