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Christmas tree safety is crucial for the holidays

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It’s time to deck the halls again. But before area residents chop down live Christmas trees or pull their artificial trees from storage, there are a few things to keep in mind.

Jim Hilton, Lincoln Parish Fire District spokesman, said the biggest fire hazard during the holiday season is live Christmas trees.

If area residents want a live tree, he gave these tips on how to be more cautious this holiday season:

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