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Candle Safety

Candles are safe products, but unless they are used safely and watched carefully, they can lead to an accidental fire. Remember, that the candle can be a major cause of dangerous fires in households. An estimated 18,000 candle fires are reported annually. According to fire experts, the bulk of candle-fire incidents are due to consumer inattention to basic fire safety or to the misuse of candles. The best way to avoid hazards is to follow these simple guidelines for burning candles safely: