Candles fill your house with a warming scent and add a nice glow to any room.  But candles are the second leading cause of home fire injuries in the US, next to smoking.

  • The following are some candle safety tips.
  • Blow out all candles when you leave a room or go to bed
  • Keep candles at least 12” away from anything that can burn
  • Use sturdy candle holders and put them on a secure and uncluttered surface
  • Don’t burn a candle all the way to the bottom
  • Never use a candle if oxygen is pumped into your home
  • Have flashlights and battery powered lighting ready for power outages.

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