Every year fire is responsible for the destruction of thousands of acres of countryside. There are lots of things you can avoid doing to help prevent fires when you’re in the countryside:
If you find a fire in the countryside don’t attempt to tackle it, call 999 and ask for the fire service immediately. Pass as much information about the location as possible, use the app What 3 Words if you have it to pinpoint the exact spot.
If you see a campfire or BBQ which has spread to the ground or surrounding area then call 999 and ask for the fire service immediately.
To avoid injuries or damage to property follow our simple BBQ advice.