Disposable barbecues should come with cigarette packet-style safety warnings, a union leader in Yorkshire has warned, following increasing reports of wildfires….

It follows recent warm, dry spells of weather which have led to thousands of people visiting beauty spots as lockdown restrictions are gently eased, with the arid conditions also leaving grass and moorland vulnerable to fires.

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has now said that more people needed to be aware of the dangers of lighting the barbecues in public places, and that companies should label packaging of the barbecues with cigarette packet-style safety warnings.

[Read More on Yorkshire Evening Post]

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