Posted: Wed 13th Nov 2019

Fire service issues advice after candle starts blaze at Flintshire property

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Nov 13th, 2019

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service (NWFRS) has issued a safety warning after firefighters tackled a blaze at property in Flintshire.

Crews were called to the fire which was contained to a set of curtains at a house on Tuesday evening.

An update on the NWFRS Facebook states:

“Our crews attended a fire at a property in Fintshire last night where a candle had set the curtains alight.”

Fire officers have also issued this advice:

-Never leave a candle unattended and remember to extinguish it before you go to sleep.

-Always place candles on a heat resistance surface or in a holder and away from flammable materials.

-Better still – use a battery operated candle instead.

-And ensure you have a working smoke alarm.

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