Christ­mas tree fire kills man, 87

Austin American-Statesman - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

An 87-year-old man died af­ter a Christ­mas tree went up in flames that then swept through a sub­ur­ban Dal­las home Mon­day evening. Four other peo­ple es­caped the home un­harmed.

The iden­tity of the man, who was vis­it­ing his son, daugh­ter-in-law and grand­chil­dren, was not re­leased. The cause of the fire is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion. senger walked away un­harmed.

Peo­ple on the ground, in­clud­ing three young boys who were play­ing in their back­yard when the plane came crash­ing through trees, also were not hurt, the San An­to­nio Ex­press-News re­ported.

The cause of the crash is be­ing in­ves­ti­gated.

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