Candles Set Fires
According to the National Fire Protection Association, in 1996 candles caused fires which resulted in 126 deaths and $170.6 million in property damage. Since 1990, candle fires have risen more than 80%. These days candles seem to appear everywhere; sales have doubled.
Follow these tips to enjoy candles safely:
Source: Playing with fire. (1999, September/October). USAA (Insurance Co) Magazine, p. 4.
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