Annual Operation Red Wreath Begins

7 years 11 months 1 week ago Thursday, December 01 2011 Dec 1, 2011 Thursday, December 01, 2011 8:09:00 PM CST December 01, 2011 in News
By: Maddie Heidenreich

COLUMBIA - It's a good sign when the wreath outside the 10th Street Columbia Fire Station glistens red.

The annual Operation Red Wreath began Dec. 1 to help encourage holiday safety.

The purpose is to remind everyone that the happiness of the holiday season can be forever changed in an instant by fire. Common sense and awareness can help keep the wreath red.

The wreath won't change from red to white for any general fire; just when there's a fire sparked by a holiday related accident.

Operation Red Wreath will run through January 2.

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