More information on Christmas trees can be found at Massachusetts Christmas Tree Association [www.christmas-trees.org] and National Christmas Tree Association [www.christmastree.org].
Kevin O’Connor traveled to UL Laboratories to learn about preventing fires from holiday decorations.
The UL-rated artificial tree Kevin saw can be found at most department stores.
Expert assistance for this segment was provided by UL Laboratories [https://www.ul.com/].
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