Muskoka’s fire chiefs have come together for a common goal to reduce fire related deaths during the holidays. Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Chief Steve Hernen says December is the worst month for fire related deaths in Ontario.

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The 12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety is a campaign offering tips for families each day. So instead of giving your true love a partridge in a pear tree, you should probably do things like water the tree. Hernen says if the needles are falling off, the tree then needs to leave the home.

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Hernen says the Muskoka Fire Chief’s wish is to have a fire free holiday season. Click 12Days-Holiday-Fire-Safety-Tips to read the full list of tips to help keep your family safe.