Tis the Season For Christmas Tree Fires

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 12:00pm
National Fire Protection Association


'Tis the season. As you begin to decorate for the holidays, please stay safe and water your trees daily! This video shows just how quickly a dried out Christmas tree fire burns, with flashover occurring in less than one minute, as compared to a well-watered tree, which burns at a much slower rate. More: www.nfpa.org/christmas

(Thanks to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission for their assistance


Take a look at this Home Fire Timeline from Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition that shows how different things look with and without home fire sprinklers: http://ow.ly/v7hh30gTwkP