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How to Avoid Your Christmas Tree Causing a House Fire

12/2/2019 (Permalink)

Decorated Christmas Tree in a Living Room Top Causes of House Fires caused by Christmas Trees

Putting a Christmas tree up? We all know that trees can be a fire hazard and can cause house fires. What are the most common reasons for tree caused house fires?


1. Faulty Electrical, check that plug and those lights, make sure everything is in good working order. These issues account for the most tree caused house fires, 44%.


2. Heat source, space heaters too close and or candles, fires too close, account for 21%, of Christmas tree house fires.


3. Intentional fires account for 21%. Who would have thought, right?  

4.  Other accounts for 14%


Enjoy your tree and be safe!


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