ABSTRACT

Christmas/Christmas Tree Fires   [open pdf - 99KB]

"The Holiday season is typically regarded as extending from late November to early January and includes Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year's Day. Using the latest 3 years of data, the yearly estimated fire loss for December 24, 25, and 26 is estimated at over $80 million. Each year, these losses result from an estimated 11,600 fires that required a fire department response. These fires cause an annual average of approximately 250 injuries and 40 fatalities." This report, revised December 2001, addresses the causes and characteristics of these fires.

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Date:
2001-12
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
United States Fire Administration: http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
Source:
United States Fire Administration Topical Fire Research Series (November 2000), v.1 no.4
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