Christmas tree fire burns Pasco County home overnight

Firefighters responded around 2:15 a.m. Monday, Dec. 25, to the home on Cessna Drive in the Hidden Lake Estates neighborhood. Video: Pasco County Fire Rescue

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. -- Everyone was able to safely make it out of their home overnight when their Christmas tree caught fire.

Firefighters responded around 2:15 a.m. Monday, Dec. 25, to the home on Cessna Drive in the Hidden Lake Estates neighborhood. 

Photos taken by the department show the fire, which started on the first floor of the home, spread to the second floor. Two departments responded to help put out the fire, according to authorities.

The cause of the fire is considered accidental.

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