Fairfax County Fire and Rescue identified the victim of a deadly December 26 fire that started on a Christmas tree.
Crista Mensh, 86, of Fairfax, died in the 8 p.m. blaze that investigators say was accidental in nature.
Incandescent ornament lighting on a natural Christmas tree caught fire at Mensch’s home on Goodview Court in the Mantua area.
The fire caused $615,275 in damages to the two-story home, the fire department said on Facebook.
Feature image courtesy Fairfax County Fire and Rescue
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