Fresno Fire Capt. Kevin Reynolds walks out of a charred fire training room that had been filled with Christmas trees, wrapped gifts and decorations and lit on fire to show show how a dry, improperly maintained tree can instantly turn the inside of a home into an inferno on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016.
Fresno Fire Capt. Kevin Reynolds walks out of a charred fire training room that had been filled with Christmas trees, wrapped gifts and decorations and lit on fire to show show how a dry, improperly maintained tree can instantly turn the inside of a home into an inferno on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
Fresno Fire Capt. Kevin Reynolds walks out of a charred fire training room that had been filled with Christmas trees, wrapped gifts and decorations and lit on fire to show show how a dry, improperly maintained tree can instantly turn the inside of a home into an inferno on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com

Burned tree, presents meant to be a reminder to be careful during holidays

December 14, 2016 04:23 PM