For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Dory Ehrlich, Fire Department, (510) 981-7008


Berkeley, California (Tuesday, November 27, 2007) - December, January and February are the leading months for home fires and home fire deaths in the United States, but a majority of these fires are preventable. Follow these easy steps to keep your home and family safe from the threat of fire:

Christmas Trees

Holiday Lights and Decorations


For more information on holiday fire safety, call Berkeley’s Fire Prevention Office at 510-981-5585.