Fire service warns of the risks of field and grass fires
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people about the dangers of grass and field fires.
They say they spread quickly and cause acres of damage.
The advice is not to leave bottles or glass in woodlands and never throw cigarette ends from car windows.
Starting field fires is a criminal offence.
- Avoid using open fires in the countryside
- Don’t leave glass bottles in woodlands
- Never throw cigarette ends out of car windows
- Only use barbecues in suitable and safe areas
- Keep young children and ball games away from barbecues