Video: Detroit Fire Department burns Christmas tree to spread message of fire safety

Dec 13, 2012 Read more: Detroit Free Press

Christmas tree safety: The Detroit Fire Department staged a Christmas tree burning to educate citizens on the importance of fire safety during the holidays at the Southwest Public Safety Center in Detroit, MI on Wenesday Dec.

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The catholic

Bloomfield Hills, MI

#1 Dec 13, 2012
Why can't them burn something else?
This christmas tree burning reminds the world a sad part of history when some were burning the cross.
The catholic

Bloomfield Hills, MI

#2 Dec 13, 2012
Why can't they burn something else?
This christmas tree burning reminds the world a sad part of history when some were burning the cross.
Pete

Livonia, MI

#3 Dec 13, 2012
The catholic wrote:
Why can't them burn something else?
This christmas tree burning reminds the world a sad part of history when some were burning the cross.
Not so much. I think it tends to remind people here about the house across the street that was burned.
People die every year from dry Christmas trees catching fire. If this demonstration helps somebody take precautions, I'm all for it.

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