Be aware of electrical safety during Christmas season
By Robert Petree

Just a few tips like these can reduce fires in Delaware drastically.
Delawareans are feeling festive across the First State, setting up lights and showing their Christmas spirit. With those lights comes a ton of extension cords and fire hazards.

So here are some things you should be aware of when you decide to show your Christmas spirit....

- Replace old or worn out extension cords with new one's right away.

- Only use extension cords for temporary purposes.

- Protect cords so they don't get damaged, pinched and do not put them under a rug or the carpet.

- Do not overload power strips and only use power strips that have internal overload protection built in.

Just a few tips like these can reduce fires in Delaware, drastically saving lives and property. For more tips click here .

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