This Life-Saving Christmas Ornament Doubles as a Fire Extinguisher

An agency and its fire-prevention client plan to bring the device to market this year

These ornaments are rigged with a fire detector and extinguisher foam that sprays out from the orb. Figallo

The combination of tinder-dry trees and decorative lights is all too often a cocktail for fiery disaster each holiday season, especially in areas where home fire extinguishers and the know-how to operate them  are not as common.

@patrickkulp Patrick Kulp is an emerging tech reporter at Adweek.