Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service is asking residents to consider if they need to have a bonfire.
Bonfires can quickly become out of control, putting extra pressure on emergency services and the NHS. They can also cause additional problems for those with respiratory illnesses.
If you wish to report a bonfire due to nuisance from smoke and you are sure that it’s not a risk to life or property please contact your Local Authority in the first instance.
Outdoor activities are often a great way to spend your leisure time but they have dangers too. Read the following advice to help stay safe: