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Potential 30ft high bonfire dismantled by Good Guy crews
11:22am Wednesday 24th October 2012 in News
A THIRTY foot high stack of timber was discovered and dismantled as part of a campaign that removes dangerous flammable materials in the run up to bonfire night.
The potential bonfire was discovered by special constables on foot patrol in Newton-le-Willows and removed by St Helens Council staff as part of the Good Guy drive.
Emergency crews have warned that street bonfires can be dangerous and unpredictable and can easily spread to nearby fences, buildings and homes.
Businesses have been advised to secure flammable materials so they do not get into the wrong hands.
Report potential street bonfires to St Helens Council on 01744 676789 or log on to www.safersthelens.org.uk