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Bonfire safety advice 1 Oct 2021 For further information on outdoor safety visit

• Position the bonfire well away from buildings, sheds, fences, trees and shrubs

• Before lighting the bonfire, check that no pets or children are hiding inside it

• Build the stacks so that it is stable and will not collapse outwards or to one side

• Never use flammable liquids such as petrol or paraffin to light the fire

• Don't burn foam-filled furniture, aerosols, tins of paint or bottles

• Always keep children and pets away from the fire

• Don't leave the bonfire unattended

• Keep buckets of water, the garden hose, or a fire extinguisher nearby

• Pour water on the embers before leaving