Whether they're for the menorah or the Christmas dinner table, candles are a holiday mainstay. But did you know a home candle fire is reported every 34 minutes in the United States? In fact, an average of 12,000 candle-related fires each year cause about 150 deaths and $393 million in property damage. Never leave candles unattended. And, if possible, try using LED candles, which flicker and create an amber light so authentic, you'd swear it was the real thing.