Every year, Christmas trees are responsible for more than 200 home fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association. These fires cause an average of six deaths and $14.8 million in property damage per year.
Have you set up a live Christmas tree in your home this year? Is your pack, troop or crew one of the hundreds that will sell live Christmas trees as an end-of-year fundraiser? As you deck the halls, check out this safety quiz from the November-December 2018 issue of Scouting magazine.