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Warning after fire service called to bonfire in Rushcliffe

The service extinguished the garden bonfire.

Firefighters at East Leake said:

‘Last night ( 3 August ) we were called to a bonfire on Bunny Lane.

‘The resident had been manning the area but had caught the undergrowth behind.

‘Due to the dry conditions it was decided to extinguish the fire.

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‘Please can we remember that it only takes one ember to start a fire that can rapidly get out of control.

‘So where possible waiting till wetter conditions to have a fire.

Avoid bbq use in dry areas, use on slabs and away from fences.’

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