With the holidays around the corner it's about that time to decorate the home with our favorite scented candles. However, with these candles we must learn how to be safe when lighting them.
According to the NFPA 36% of home candle fire started in bedrooms, causing 32% of the associated deaths and 47% of the associated injuries. Falling asleep was a factor in 11% percent of those home fires. On average, 25 home candle fire were reported per day with the top 3 days being New Year's Day, Christmas and New Year's Eve
For safety tips refer to the chart below provided by the NFPA:
For more safety tips visit http://www.nfpa.org/