Candle Safety Tips

If left attended, candles can pose a dangerous fire hazard. Some home safety tips to keep in mind:

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  • Remember to extinguish all candles before going to sleep or leaving the room.
  • Do not allow children to keep or use candles and incense in their rooms. Use candles only under adult supervision.
  • Never used lighted candles on or near a Christmas tree or other evergreens.
  • Keep candles at least three feet away from any flammable materials.
  • Always be sure to use stable, nonflammable candle holders.
  • Place candles where they will not be knocked down or blown over and out of reach of pets and young children.
  • Always keep burning candles high, out of reach of children.