WHAT: Holiday safety tips & Christmas tree care
WHO: Fire Commissioner Adam K. Thiel
Deputy Streets Commissioner Keith Warren
UPenn Fire & Emergency Services Chief Gene Janda
Junior Fire Patrol from Holy Redeemer Chinese Catholic School
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 16 at noon
WHERE: Fire Department Headquarters
240 Spring Garden St.
A safe holiday season means properly choosing, caring for and disposing of natural-cut Christmas trees, which are permitted in one- and two-family homes in Philadelphia. Tips include cutting a small amount off the base of the tree, which will be demonstrated.