It makes sense that a dry, or even artificial, Christmas tree decorated with lights that produce heat is a fire hazard. But, did you know Christmas tree fires burn so quickly they are more deadly than other home fires?!
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), one of every 45 reported Christmas tree fires results in a death, on average. This is in comparison to an average of one death per 139 total reported home fires.
To reduce the risk of a Christmas tree fire in your home check out these 10 tips from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA):