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Candle Safety

Candles are very popular. Most homes in America have them. Candles are very pretty and often smell good, but they can cause serious home fires. Here are some tips on how to enjoy your candles and keep your family safe.


Home Safety - Candle Safety
  • The most important rule is this: If you light a candle, a grownup must stay in the room with it.
Home Safety - Candle Safety
  • Blow out all candles before going to sleep or leaving the room.
Home Safety - Candle Safety
  • Keep candles at least three feet away from anything that can burn.
Home Safety - Candle Safety
  • Always use stable candle holders. If possible, use a hurricane glass to protect the open flame.
Home Safety - Candle Safety
  • Place candles where they will not be knocked down or blown over and out of reach of pets and young children.
Home Safety - Candle Safety
  • In the hands of a child, matches and lighters can be deadly. If you have children in your home, store candles, matches and lighters out of their sight and reach in a locked cabinet.
Home Safety - Candle Safety
  • Do not allow children to keep or use candles or incense in their rooms.
Home Safety - Candle Safety
  • To eliminate the risk of an open candle flame, use battery-powered candles whenever possible, especially when you combine candles with greenery or other decorations.
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