holidays are a time of lights and beauty, but sometimes it can lead
why area firefighters, including the Wausau Fire Department, have
kicked off the annual "Keep the Wreath Green" campaign.
Thanksgiving through the end of the year, a red light is added to the
wreath every time there is a fire. Firefighters say they hope to
raise awareness about holiday safety.
keeps people aware of what's going on. Out and about we get them
asking us, hey how's the wreath doing so people watch it," said
engineer, Keith Cortwright.
say they average anywhere from eight to twelve fires during the
holidays. They say they hope to keep that number down this year.