Shaftesbury’s Fire Chief Urges Caution Over Barbecues And Bonfires

Shaftesbury fire crews were called out to a bonfire on French Mill Lane last night.

We’ve had torrential rain overnight but when the drier weather returns, Shaftesbury Fire Station commander Matt Scott wants us to consider whether burning waste is the best option.

Matt is keen to discourage us from buying disposable barbecues, too.

Listen 3:48.