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There were 15 fire-related deaths reported in Illinois during the 2019 holiday season. The state fire marshal is urging residents to practice fire safety when decorating for this holiday season with a goal of reducing the number to zero this year.

Holiday decorations can increase the risk for a home fire. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) more than two of every five home decoration fires occur due to decorations being placed too close to a heat source. More than one-third of home decoration fires are started by candles.

The NFPA . . .

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