Municipal Office

CANDLE SAFETY


  • Never leave a burning candle unattended
  • Extinguish all candles before going to sleep or leaving the room
  • Do not permit children to keep or use candles in their rooms
  • Candles should only be used when an adult is present and awake
  • New use lighted candles on or near a decorated tree or other greenery
  • Keep candles at least one metre (3 feet) away from anything that can burn, including curtains, decorations and wrapping paper
  • Always use stable, nonflammable candle holders
  • Always keep burning candles up high out of the reach of children and pets
  • If you have children in your home, be sure that candles, matches and lighters are stored out of their sight and reach