Candle safety is soooo important… always be careful with lit candles xx
Did you know that candle fires account for almost 5% of all reported house fires in the UK?
Or that, over the last decade, fires started by burning candles have almost trebled?
In our modern lives we have become so used to central heating and electric light bulbs that most of us have forgotten how dangerous candles can be.
We use candles to create that warm cosy glow on a winter’s evening and Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without decorated candles on the dinner table.
Unfortunately we have forgotten the disasters that can also result from the use of a small naked flame!
Excessive heat can shatter a glass candleholder or container and make it more likely that anything flammable which might be nearby will catch fire so make always make sure that your candles are placed in suitable containers/holders before being lit.
In general, we would advise that candles…
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