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Two men arrested after a one-time barbecue set fire to Norfolk Forest fire

Two men were arrested on suspicion of arson after a one-time barbecue ignited a wooded area fire in Norfolk.

The suspects, both 44, were arrested after firefighters extinguished the flames. in Bowsie Country Park, near King’s Lynn, on Sunday morning.

The Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service dispatched two vehicles to the scene and reported the incident. took crews 20 minutes to deliver out in small fire – measuring about four square meters – this, according to the police, caused a one-time barbecue that was “thrown” in forest.

Two men from Boston in Lincolnshire, were initially detained off-duty police officer before arrest on suspicion of arson and criminal damage.

Superintendent Nathan Clark of Norfolk Police, thanked members of in public who tried to put fire out before the arrival of firefighters.

He said, “As we have recently seen, the impact of extreme heat and fires can be destructive.

“Both men will be questioned and we have spoken to witnesses to establish the circumstances of this incident.”

Firefighters across England battle the blaze during one of hottest weekend ever of in year so far during the period of prolonged hot and dry weather resulting in eight regions of England announces a drought.

Number of these fires were caused disposable grills.

All major supermarkets in The UK – Aldi, Co-op, Lidl, Morrisons, M&S, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose – have recently stopped selling disposable barbecues. of unusually dry weather, which led to the announcement of a drought across the entire strip of England.

Tony White, head of prevention at the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, said disposable barbecues should only be used in non-combustible places such as dry pastures and forests may catch fire which spreads easily.

“Intentionally lit fires can destroy property and take lives,” Mr. White said.

“We all need stay vigilant and be safe in it’s heat, never inadvertently throwing away cigarette butts, leaving bottles or glasses behind in open and not using B-B-Q in fields, open pastures, parks, and forests, and fire up barbecues only when it is safe to do so on hard, non-combustible surfaces such as patios.”

in current hot dry conditions, Met Office fire severity index (FSI), score of how serious fire may become if one were start was very high for most of England and Wales.

It was expected to reach highest level – “exceptional” – by the weekend when Norfolk Forest fire broken out among other things.

Last month the London Fire Brigade joined calls for a total ban on disposable mantles.

At the same time, the petition on United Kingdom government website a call to ministers to introduce national ban on Disposable barbecues have already garnered almost 25,000 signatures.

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