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Candle Safety
100

If using a step stool in the kitchen be sure that it has includes this safety feature

Handrails

100

Clothes should always be ____________ to prevent them from catching on fire 

Snug

100

What holiday is the leading day for home fires involving cooking equipment?

Thanksgiving 

100

If you're using an artificial holiday tree it should say these words on the label 

"Fire Resistant"

100

Candles should be how far from anything that can burn?

12 inches (1 foot)

200

How often should you replace the batteries in your smoke alarms?

Every 6 months, remember when you change your clock be sure to change your batteries.

200

If any holiday light strands are frayed or pinched what should you do with them?

Throw them away

200

Adults over this age are at much higher risk of injury and death from a kitchen fire.

65

200

All holiday trees should be placed at least how many feet away from fireplaces, radiators, and other heat sources

3 feet

200

In an emergency what should you use as a light source instead of a candle?

Flashlight

300

In the event of an oven fire what should you do?

Turn off the heat, keep the door closed, and activate EMS

300

Using this item will protect your arms and hands when removing something from the oven

Oven Mitt

300

This holiday is the peak day for candle fires 

Christmas

300

When going to bed all holiday lights should be 

A. On 

or 

B. Off

B. Off

300

If you are tired and there's a possibility you may fall asleep should you light a candle?

No

400

How often should you replace your smoke detectors?

Every 10 years
400
What should you NEVER use to heat your house?

Stove/oven 

400

Approximately ___% of residential fires are a result of cooking.

49%

400

Which is better.. 

A. Solid lights 

B. Twinkle lights 

A. Solid lights

Twinkle lights can casue disorientation for people suffering from Alzheimer's or Dementia

400

In which room of the home should you NEVER use candles?

Bedrooms 

500

What does the acronym P.A.S.S. stand for?

P--Pull the pin 

A-- Aim at the base of the fire 

S-- Squeeze the lever

S-- Sweep from side to side 

500

You should not leave the room after putting out a candle until this happens 

the wick stops glowing

500

This is the 3rd leading cause of fire deaths and the leading cause of injury among people over the age of 65 

Cooking

500

Should highly flammable items such as corn stalks, haybales, or cut evergreens be used indoors

NO

500

What would be a good alternative to traditional candles?

Battery operated candles 

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