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Candles are one of the leading causes of fires in the home. Follow these simple tips  to keep your family safe:

Candles Checklist

  • Never leave a burning candle unattended – even for a few moments
  • Never leave a candle burning while you are asleep
  • Candles must be secured in a non-combustible holder
  • When the power goes out, avoid using candles for emergency lighting
  • Keep candles out of reach of children and pets
  • Never place a candle near combustibles such as papers, decorations or drapes
  • Candle wicks should be cut to approximately ¼ inch prior to lighting
  • When you GO OUT, BLOW OUT

For More Information

Fire Prevention

10465 105 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5H 0P5
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-4:30pm (closed on all weekends and statutory holidays)

Telephone

780-496-3628 (voicemail only)

Email fireprevention@edmonton.ca

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