Grand Valley and District Fire Department

Candle Safety 

 

Due to the soaring popularity of candles, the Grand Valley and Disrtict Fire Department offers the following safety tips:

·       Always keep a burning 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.

 

Additional Information

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·       NFPA Candle Facts (PDF)