Last summer the number of deliberate grass and rubbish fires in Staffordshire more than quadrupled during the first three weeks of the school holidays compared to the same period the previous year.
Now, our accomplice is out to prevent this year being a repeat of #LastSummer. His identity is unknown, but he knows all your secrets and knows exactly what you did last summer…
Keep your eyes peeled on our social media to find out exactly how to keep our accomplice off your back, and more importantly how to prevent starting an accidental or deliberate fire this summer. Such fires can result in a serious fine, prison sentence and even loss of life! So, don’t let a small mistake or a lack of judgement turn into a lifetime of guilt and regret.
Share the information about the consequences of setting fires deliberately with young people. You can raise awareness through social media about our campaign 'Flames Aren't Games' by sharing the images and videos which we have created.
If you see people playing with fire contact 999.
We promote a range of diversionary activities during Easter and Summer holidays to keep young people entertained. Find out what activities are taking place throughout the Summer:
If you are a parent make sure your children know the devastating consequences of fire setting.
To avoid injuries or damage to property follow these simple precautions:
If you do use a disposable barbecue:
Make sure you: