If you are having a bonfire, whether it’s to get rid of garden waste or part of a celebration, like Guy Fawkes night, take care. Follow the simple tips below to make sure you, and others, are safe and acting lawfully.
Before you light the bonfire please call our Fire Control on 01305 252040 to inform them of your controlled burn, this can prevent false alarm calls or we can be prepared in case an incident does happen.
Fire can spread easily, so where and how you build your bonfire is important. If you have a bonfire, follow these simple guidelines:
Bonfire safety tips
Once the bonfire is lit, make sure you:
Once the bonfire has died down, spray the embers with water to stop it reigniting.