How safe is your home from fire hazards during the holidays? While the warm light from a fireplace or festive holiday candle can be comforting, it can also be dangerous if you are not careful. The holiday season can be the most dangerous time for fires and burns. To keep your family safe, refresh everyone on the following fire safety tips.
Trees & Decor
Remove the child from the heat source. Treat a heat or thermal burn with cool, running water or a cold compress. Do not break blisters or apply any ointments without a doctor’s recommendation. If your child has signs of infection or experiences other concerning symptoms after a burn, visit your nearest St. Luke’s Health emergency department.
Review important holiday decorating safety tips and check out this helpful infographic. Our team wishes you and your family a safe and happy holiday season!
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