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Candles on Christmas tree triggers major fire

National News // Jan. 3, 2019

Real candles on a Christmas tree are thought to be the cause of a major fire in Küsnacht in canton Zurich.

Gerbil Candles on Christmas tree triggers major fire

The fire broke out yesterday evening and spread quickly through the building.

All the residents were safely evacuated – but two are in hospital suffering smoke inhalation.

Initial findings suggest candles being used on a dry Christmas tree is the cause – but investigations are still on going.

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