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Fire and Health Risks from Live and Artificial Christmas Trees

Among the Christmas tree fire facts are:

36% of home Christmas tree structure fires occurred on the ten days between December 24 and January 2,26% were from a heat source too close to the Christmas tree,23% involved the decorative lights,14% were caused by candles, and50% of all home Christmas tree fires started in the living room, family room, or den.Almost half of Christmas tree fires spread beyond the room of origin and this type of fire causes 94% of the associated fatalities. On average, according to the NFPA, 1 out