Don’t get caught up in the heat of the moment: practice candle safety this Valentine’s Day

by FSTI | February 9, 2021 4:00 pm

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, NFPA encourages everyone to use candles safely and avoid ruining a romantic evening.
From 2014 to 2018, US fire departments responded to an average of 7,600 home fires started by candles per year. These fires cause an annual average of 81 civilian deaths and 677 civilian injuries, as well as $278 million in property damage. Candles were the third leading cause…

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Source:: NFPA – Safety Information[1]

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  1. NFPA – Safety Information: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/nfpapubliceducation/~3/z1KaeNvbRHA/Dont-get-caught-up-in-the-heat-of-the-moment-practice-candle-safety

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