Shockingly, one of the most common causes of fire over the festive period is from Christmas trees. That’s right, you read that right, that pretty looking green thing in your living room.


The top tip for preventing a fire from your Christmas tree is to keep the tree well watered. A dry tree will ignite amazingly quick around an ignition source such as faulty Christmas lights, a heater or open fire. All you need to do is make sure the tree is watered regularly and ensure it is not placed near to an open fire place or heater.


Other useful tips include:

  • Check for faulty lights.
  • Turn lights off when going to bed.
  • Turn any heat sources off when leaving the house or going to bed.


We urge you take these tips seriously, and you will have a safe and enjoyable Christmas time. Our real Nordman Fir Christmas trees, Fraser Firs and Blue Spruce’s are cared for all year round, so don’t let something as small as forgetting to water the tree ruin your Christmas.