City | 12:41 am | December 21, 2012 | By Monica Disare

Fire Department plans to burn Christmas tree

On an average year, United States fire departments respond to roughly 230 home structure fires caused by Christmas trees. This year, the New Haven Fire Department has created an innovative solution to prevent these holiday-induced accidents caused by Christmas trees: Burn one. On Friday at 10:30 a.m., the NHFD will set a Christmas tree on »