Firefighters tackle unsupervised bonfire in Wimblington

10:11 23 April 2014

Archant

Firefighters put out a large, unsupervised bonfire in woodland in Wimblington last night.

A crew from March was called to the bonfire, which was caused accidentally, near Eastwood End at 7.35pm.

They used a jet to extinguish it and returned to their stations by 9.30pm.

A CFRS spokesman said: “Always take great care when having a bonfire. Be sure to never leave it unsupervised, check the wind direction, build it well away from other structures or flammable materials, and never pour accelerant on it.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Wisbech Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Wisbech Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Wisbech Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Thomas Clarkson Academy's top achieving student, Alicia Baghdouyan.

Outgoing principal Clare Claxton signed off her tenure as head of Thomas Clarkson Academy, Wisbech, with the best set of GCSE results for years.

17:40
Derren Singleton. Photo courtesy of KL.FM.

An 11-year-old boy from Wisbech has been hailed a hero after he saved a toddler from drowning in a swimming pool in Thetford.

13:41
Det Sgt Matt Swash arriving at Crown Court

A March-based police officer has been dismissed immediately and without notice for gross misconduct.

09:48
CCG meeting, Doddington

More people were turned away rather than allowed in to a packed public consultation in Doddington last night concerning the threat to close three Cambridgeshire minor injuries units.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up