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Important Candle Safety Information

9/6/2020 (Permalink)

Three lighted candles are in their respective candle holders and there are are red and gold flower petals around them. Prevent fire hazards from candles, but contact SERVPRO® of Panthersville at (678) 515-8602 if your property has fire damages.

Fire Hazard can Occur from a Candle and so Tips to Prevent Fire and Serious Injury

  • Before you light a candle ensure that you do as follows:
    • Always trim wick to ¼ inch before lighting—dispose of wick trimmings and matches to keep debris out of wax pool.
    • Avoid drafts
    • Set candle on heat-resistant surface
  • While the candle is lit ensure that you do as follows:
    • Burn within sight—always remain within line of sight of burning candles. Extinguish candles before leaving room. Never burn for longer than four-hour intervals.
    • Keep away from things that catch fire—never burn candles on or near anything that can catch a fire.
    • Keep away from children and pets—children and pets could accidentally tip candle over.
  • After use of the candle ensure that you do as follows:
    • Do not extinguish with water.
    • Always allow wax to harden before relighting, touching, or moving.

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