Christmas is over but you may still be harboring a potential killer in your living room. Unwatered and forgotten, your Christmas tree could be a huge fire hazard that could cause a flash-over in your house in less than a minute!
A video released by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) shows the devastating rate at which an unwatered Christmas tree will catch light compared to a regularly watered tree.
In fact, the CPSC say a fire started with a dry Christmas tree is more dangerous than a normal house fire. If you’re still not convinced, just watch this video and we can bet you’ll be putting your tree out asap: