Why You Should Water Your Christmas Tree
By Past Chief Wayne Hardesty
December 5, 2017

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more than 200 home fires each year start with a Christmas tree. In these videos, NIST fire researchers demonstrate what could happen if a fire starts in a watered Christmas tree vs. a dry Christmas tree. For Christmas tree safety tips, visit the NFPA website(link is external).

For information about fire research at NIST, please visit the Fire Research Division website and the National Fire Research Laboratory homepage.

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