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posted: 12/9/2013 5:44 PM

Keep red wreath in Lake Zurich:

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Lake Zurich Fire Department will join others in the "Keep the Wreath Red" program to raise awareness of fire dangers associated with decorating for the holidays. There now is a wreath strung with red lights on the front of Fire Station No. 1 at 321 S. Buesching Road in Lake Zurich. The wreath will remain lighted 24 hours a day throughout the holiday season. If a blaze occurs that is a result of holiday decorations, a white bulb will replace a red bulb on the wreath. "This wreath serves as a constant reminder to practice safety while installing and displaying holiday decorations, and this awareness, in turn, may help to prevent blazes during this time," Fire Chief David Wheelock said. "Lake Zurich has been a proud sponsor of this program for over 20 years."

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