Help educate your community on candle fire safety today! Candle related fires have tripled in the past ten years. Causing approximately 190 deaths and $265 million in property damage each year. This “Use Candles With Care: When You Go Out, Blow It Out!” Pamphlet provides families with the detailed information they need to enjoy candles’ warm ambiance without putting themselves at risk.
The brochure provides a concise overview of candle safety topics. It notes that having candles in bedrooms can be particularly dangerous and provides safety guidelines that can help prevent home fires. The handout goes on to address a lengthy list of issues that should be taken into consideration when using candles. To include: keeping wicks trimmed, using steady candleholders, placing candles away from windows and doors, and avoiding candles that include flammable items like dried flowers.
As candles may be a large part of holiday celebrations, necessary steps to take to ensure that the holidays are safe and happy. The next section of the pamphlet also covers children and candles. Children should be kept away from candles, matches and lighters. Perfect for homeowners and renters alike, this brochure is a valuable source of information.
While candles can make a great addition to rooms, they also can be dangerous. This pamphlet has everything that individuals need to know with regard to using candles safely and preventing fires.
This brochure is also available in Spanish.
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