WHAT: Christmas tree safety tips

WHO: Fire Commissioner Adam ThielDeputy Streets Commissioner Keith WarrenUniversity of Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Chief Eugene Janda

WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 8 at noon

WHERE: PFD Headquarters240 Spring Garden St., Philadelphia

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.