Did you know that almost 40% of Christmas tree fires within the home occur in January? Dried-out trees need to be removed from the home as close to the end of the season as possible!
NFPA encourages prompt removal and disposal of Christmas trees
NFPA statistics show that nearly 40 percent of home fires that begin with Christmas trees occur in January. Although these fires aren’t common, when they do occur, they’re more likely to be serious. On average, one of every 40 reported home structure Christmas tree fires resulted in a death, as compared to an average of one death per 142 total reported home structure fires.