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Blazes in the Peak District prompt call for BBQ ban

A series of blazes in the Peak District has prompted a call by officials for retailers to stop selling disposable barbecues. The barbecues are being...

Dorset Council plans disposable BBQs ban

A council has proposed a ban on disposable barbecues in public spaces.Dorset Council officers are now looking at how prohibiting portable cookers would work.Read...
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Too often, rural communities wake on a Monday morning and have to count the cost of another weekend of forest and moorland fires Too often,...

Barbecue caused huge Devon blaze which is still burning after two days

Firefighters warn of the dangers of outdoor cooking as crews spend nearly 48 hours on coastal cliffs near KingswearRead more

Wildfires caused by barbecues harming wildlife, says National Trust

The National Trust is urging people not to take a barbecue or light a campfire when they visit the coast and countryside following a...

Toddler faces life changing injuries after crawling over barbecue buried on beach

A toddler will have to endure months of painful physiotherapy and faces losing movement in his hands after suffering horrific burns from a disposable...

Risk of wildfires ‘very high’ with temperatures rising

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service is urging residents to be vigilant to the risk of wildfires over the coming days.Read more

Petition – Ban the sale of disposable barbecues

Each year supermarkets push the sale of cheap disposable barbecues. These are frequently taken to be used in parks and greenspaces, often without the...

London firefighter helps save family farm from wildfire

On Saturday 30 May, firefighters from Surrey Fire and Rescue Service tackled a fire over the course of the weekend which started in the...

Boy, 5, suffers horrific burns after treading on barbecue buried at busy beach

A five-year-old boy suffered horrific burns after treading on an abandoned barbecue buried in the sand at a busy beach.Medics had to cut away...

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Gallery of Disposable BBQ Damage

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No BBQs plea after Peak District moorland fires

People have been warned not to light barbecues in the Peak District after two moorland fires. Crews were first called to Rushup Edge, in Derbyshire,...

‘It was like a bomb had hit an off-licence’: rise in wild camping hits...

Beauty spots and conservation areas are being put at risk by increasing numbers of irresponsible wild campers leaving behind piles of rubbish and lighting fires –...