Facts about home holiday fires:
One of every three home Christmas tree fires are caused by electrical problems.
Although Christmas tree fires are not common, when they do occur, they are more likely to be serious.
Here are some fire safety tips for those with hearing loss and those with cochlear implants who typically cannot hear at night without their sound processors:
Have an effective alerting system.
Select an alarm system that meets your needs and is ADA compliant – this may include one that sounds a low frequency alarm, flashes a light, and vibrates the bed.