Candle Safety 

Candle burning

Due to the soaring popularityof candles, the Brantford Fire Department offers the following safety tips:

  • Always keep a burnging candle within sight.
  • Never burn a candle on or near anything that can catch fire.
  • Keep burning candles out of the reach of children or pets.
  • Always read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully.
  • Trim wicks to 1/4 inch prior to each use.
  • Always use an appropriate candleholder place on a stable, heat-resistant surface.
  • Keep the wax pool free of wick trimmings, matches and debris at all times.

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