December 6, 2009 (San Diego) -- Cal Fire has provided this poem filled with tips for keeping your family safe during holiday celebrations.
by Darleen Hayden
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
but alas and alack ‘twas no fire screen there!
A few feet away stood the holiday tree
so majestic, so regal, and as dry as could be . . .