Blowing out the risk of candle fires

Candles, incense and oil burners may create a warming ambience in homes across the UK - but they are one of the biggest causes of fires and deaths. Around 350 people are injured in candle fires in the UK each year and nearly 40% of all fires started by candles result in a death or injury.

With more than 50 fires started by candles every day, this article highlights how best to manage the risks posed by candles.