Four people were injured when a Christmas tree caused a fire on the evening of Dec. 24.

The incident occured in a condo building on Bossuet St. in the borough of Mercier-Hochelaga Maisonneuve in Montreal.

Five people were brought to the hospital as a result of the small blaze.

Three men in their early thirties suffered second degree burns to their face and hands and a woman, roughly 60 years old, incurred second degree burns to her feet. Another woman in her thirties suffered from nervous shock.

None of the injuries were life threatening.