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A burning candle.

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 Office
10465 - 105 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5H 0P5

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4:30pm (Closed on weekends and statutory holidays)


780-496-3628 (voicemail only)


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