Trashed trees set ablaze
Firefighter David Cantu pours water on the remains of a
Christmas tree that was set on fire on Loma Drive in Lodi on
Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2012. More than a dozen discarded Christmas
trees have been set on fire since Jan. 1.
Posted: Thursday, January 5, 2012 9:44 am
Slumped in the gutter, nearly invisible in the dark, a lone
Christmas tree lies discarded as it waits to be collected. Families
are clearing out their homes — it is a new year, and the holidays
Then, in a matter of seconds, the tree bursts into flames, hot
orange and yellow hues raging against the otherwise quiet night
Thursday, January 5, 2012 9:44 am.