Christmas tree causes residential fire

By Samie Gebers

Last update: Sunday, December 25th, 2016

A Christmas tree caused a structure fire on Christmas Day, officials said.

A call went out for a residential fire in Sand Canyon at 2:09 a.m. in the 15000 block of Michael Crest Drive.

“The fire was showing from the front door,” supervising fire dispatcher Cheryl Sims said.

Los Angeles County firefighter put out flames of a Santa Clarita house shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday. Photo by Rick McClure, for the Signal
Los Angeles County firefighter put out flames of a Santa Clarita house shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday. Photo by Rick McClure, for the Signal

The home was a two-story single family dwelling and the fire was knocked down shortly after the call at 2:25 a.m. by first responders.

No injuries were reported.

The incident was concluded at 4:29 a.m. and was turned over to the Sheriff’s Department.

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Christmas tree causes residential fire

Los Angeles County firefighter put out a fire of a Santa Clarita house that was caused by a Christmas tree shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday. Photo by Rick McClure, for the Signal

A Christmas tree caused a structure fire on Christmas Day, officials said.

A call went out for a residential fire in Sand Canyon at 2:09 a.m. in the 15000 block of Michael Crest Drive.

“The fire was showing from the front door,” supervising fire dispatcher Cheryl Sims said.

Los Angeles County firefighter put out flames of a Santa Clarita house shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday. Photo by Rick McClure, for the Signal
Los Angeles County firefighter put out flames of a Santa Clarita house shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday. Photo by Rick McClure, for the Signal

The home was a two-story single family dwelling and the fire was knocked down shortly after the call at 2:25 a.m. by first responders.

No injuries were reported.

The incident was concluded at 4:29 a.m. and was turned over to the Sheriff’s Department.

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Samie Gebers

Samie Gebers

Samie Gebers is currently studying broadcast journalism at College of the Canyons. She reports on the weekends as well as produces video content during the week.

Samie Gebers

Samie Gebers

Samie Gebers is currently studying broadcast journalism at College of the Canyons. She reports on the weekends as well as produces video content during the week.