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Bonfire Safety Advice

Alert message sent 05/11/2021 10:01:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police


Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service offer the following advice about bonfire safety.
  • Site well away from houses, garages, sheds, fences, overhead cables, trees and shrubs and always away from fireworks.
  • Build the stack so that it is stable and will not collapse outwards or to one side.
  • Never use flammable liquids - paraffin or petrol - to light the fire.
  • Don’t burn foam-filled furniture, aerosols, tins of paint or bottles.
  • Keep everyone away from the fire - especially children, who must be supervised all the time.
  • For an emergency, keep buckets of water or the garden hose or a fire extinguisher ready.
  • Pour water on the embers before leaving.Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service offer the following advice about bonfire safety.


 
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Christine Lyle (Police, Neighbourhood Admin, West Oxfordshire)

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