Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) June 13, 2013
Now that the weather is warming up, outdoor lighting can add the perfect touch to any evening backyard gathering or cookout. Many forms of lighting are used to add ambiance, as well as repel insects. That’s why Amica Insurance is providing tips to help use tiki torches and citronella candles safely.
Gel fuels are common fuel sources for many tiki torches and citronella candles, but they can be dangerous. In 2011, there were 37 reported incidents that involved gel fuels, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Of those incidents, 23 resulted in burns.
If you have any type of tiki torches or citronella candles, Amica Insurance offers you these six tips from the CPSC and the Excelsior Fire District in Minnesota for safe and proper usage:
About Amica Insurance
Amica Mutual Insurance Co., the nation’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles, was founded in 1907. The company, based in Lincoln, RI, is a national writer of automobile, homeowners, marine and personal umbrella liability insurance. Life coverage is available through Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. Amica employs more than 3,200 people in 40 offices across the country.
Contact: Vince Burks, Corporate Communications, 50 Amica Way, Lincoln, RI 02865-1155, 800-652-6422, ext. 24563
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