If you’re anything like Clark Griswold from Christmas Vacation then you go all out and forget about holiday fire prevention. You probably enjoy playing chicken on the highway while you’re on the way to cut down your own tree. Then maybe you encounter some holiday lighting problem of your own like decorating the entire tree, plugging in the lights only to find out that they don’t work and something must have happened between when you tested them and when you put them on the tree. If you’d like to avoid an old-fashioned Griswold family Christmas then check out these clips to see what went wrong. Let these tips be a guide to holiday fire prevention so you don’t end up having a disastrous holiday experience.