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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

Rare birds lost following ‘devastating’ Darwen Moor fire

A moorland fire may have destroyed over 300 breeding pairs of rare birds, said wildlife experts. Last month, firefighters in Lancashire tackled a blaze on...

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

Lola Thomasson pierced with skewer on Avon Beach

A YOUNG girl has been impaled through the foot by a wooden barbecue skewer while playing on the beach. Lola Thomasson, aged seven, from Christchurch was visiting...

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...

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...

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...

Supermarkets ignore campaign’s plea to stop sale of disposable barbecues

A campaign group set up to stop the sale of disposable barbecues has seen its approaches to major supermarket chains rebuffed.Read more

New Forest National Park Authority calls for ban on disposable BBQs

The New Forest National Park Authority is calling on retailers across the Forest to remove disposable barbecues from sale and for a continued ban...

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...

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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 –...