Reminders from fire safety professionals as we decorate our homes this Christmas. Michael McLeieer of ESCAPE says Michigan continues to lead the nation in fire deaths, and the holidays could be the time those stats get bolstered.

McLeieer tells The Richard Piet Show dry Christmas trees and bad holiday lights are often to blame for holiday fires in homes.

Hear what he had to say by clicking the player below.

Hear The Richard Piet Show weekday mornings from 5:30-9 on WBCK.