A Tippecanoe man faces arson charges, following a December house fire. Caleb Michael Geldner, 37, faces felony charges of arson and criminal mischief causing over $50,000 in damage, according to Marshall County Police.
As the holiday season continues, Hoosiers are reminded to keep an eye on the live Christmas trees in their homes. The average Christmas tree lasts for about a month after purchase, before it begins to dry out and become a fire hazard, according to the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office. When a tree’s needles drop, it’s time to remove it.
Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of water. That’s one of several pieces of advice from Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office to ensure the most wonderful time of the year stays that way. Continue reading