Each year, Fire Departments are called to many homes for fires caused by candles. Below are some basic safety tips, not only for Chanukah, but for every Shabbos and Yom Tov. These tips are especially true for Oil menorahs which can be even more hazardous.
By following these simple steps, people can safely continue to enjoy candles.
Past Captain Jay Goldmark, EMT-B
Woodmere Fire Department
You can Feel free to email him at Jayg359@aol.com with any general Fire Department related questions.
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