Classifieds Business Directory Jobs Real Estate Autos Legal Notices ePubs Subscribe Archives
Today is October 13, 2015
home newssports feature opinion fyi society obits multimedia

Front Page » January 9, 2003 » Local News » Exercise caution when relying on candles to light homes
Published 4,660 days ago

Exercise caution when relying on candles to light homes

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

During the winter months, power outages tend to occur more frequently. Candles can light the way for residents without electricity, but most experts indicate that battery powered sources are safer. According to the National Fire Prevention Association, more than 15,000 home fires were started in the United States in 1999 by candles. Nearly 40 percent of the fires were started after the candles had been abandoned or left unattended in the residences.

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

Top of Page

Local News  
January 9, 2003
Recent Local News
Quick Links
Subscribe via RSS
Related Articles  
Related Stories

Best viewed with Firefox
Get Firefox

© Sun Advocate, 2000-2013. All rights reserved. All material found on this website, unless otherwise specified, is copyright and may not be reproduced without the explicit written permission from the publisher of the Sun Advocate.
Legal Notices & Terms of Use    Privacy Policy    Advertising Info    FAQ    Contact Us
  RSS Feeds    News on Your Site    Staff Information    Submitting Content    About Us