Natural(live) christmas trees are a fire hazard, and present disposal problems in Multi Unit Residential developments.
Natural(live) christmas trees are prohibited in all Dockrey Apartments properties.
The clip showing at right highlights the real dangers of the saps and oils in a live tree. Normal christmas tree lights set fire to a tree, and fire rapidly spread to the room.
The fire resistant camera fails at 45 seconds after ignition.
Trees used indoors for the holidays account for approximately 400 fires annually, resulting in 10 deaths, 80 injuries and more than $15 million in property damage.