Ahead of the Christmas break, West Yorkshire Fire Service released some safety information regarding the use of tealights, which are often used more frequently during the Christmas period.
Candles on their own pose a huge fire risk, in London alone there are on average 21 fires a month caused by candles between February and October, rising to 29 per month in the Winter months.
But tea lights are often considered a risk unto themselves as they are much more prevalent and are often used without a proper candle holder.
This is why the advice released by West Yorkshire Fire Service pertains specifically to tea lights.
The advice includes:
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