(IDAHO FALLS) – If you have a natural Christmas tree, it might be time to take it down.
Local News 8 reports firefighters respond to an estimated 230 Christmas tree fires annually across the nation.
Blackfoot fire officials say dry trees with lights left on or close to a heat source could be a ticking time bomb.
Pocatello residents can drop off old trees at City Hall through Jan. 7.
Idaho Falls residents can leave trees at Reinhart Park.
Mike Price, EastIdahoNews.com
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