actually, it is interesting to see the electricity work its way down the tree over the course of the film, small amounts of the high voltage would
cause the normally insulating wood and fibers into carbon ash, traveling along the moisture of the tree. once enough of the current made a good ground
pathway to the surface... BAMF! followed by the complete ground and thus no more fire, something must haev tripped.
watch the smoke plumes as they get lower and lower on the tree... fascinating to watch, bad luck for the tree
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