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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With Christmas behind us, the Philadelphia Fire Department issued a friendly reminder Wednesday. Dried-out Christmas trees are a major fire risk.

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They shouldn’t be in your home or garage, or leaning against your home.

Philadelphia Streets Offers Christmas Tree Recycling Program

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The city offers a Christmas Tree recycling program, which begins next Wednesday.