Mar 24 2021

How to #BeWildfireAware

Wildfire prevention

Please help by passing this message on. Anywhere in the countryside: Please, no fires or BBQs, ensure cigarettes are out and take all litter home.

NO FIRES, NO BBQs, ENSURE CIGARETTES ARE OUT and TAKE LITTER HOME

What to do

Swift action is vital and all fires, no matter how small, should be reported to 999:

  1. Get to a safe place
  2. Note the location of the fire
  3. Call 999 and ask for the Fire & Rescue Service
  4. Give as much information as you can
  5. If requested, meet the Fire & Rescue Service at the entrance

Noting your location

If you walk in the countryside, it can be useful to have an app installed on your phone to pinpoint your location. Some apps generate an Ordnance Survey grid reference. Or, something that’s becoming increasingly popular is What3Words:

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Thames Basin Heaths Partnership

 

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