Candles Spark Fire Prevention Theme

September 2005
Fire Chief;Sep2005, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p13
Trade Publication
Reports the appeal by the National Fire Protection Association to focus on candle safety during its Fire Prevention Week from October 9 to15, 2005 in the United States. Theme of the Fire Prevention Week; Public safety campaign on home use of candles; Rise in reported home candle fires in 2001.


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