The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is reminding the public about how to stay safe on Bonfire Night.
It is safer, better for the environment and often less expensive to attend organised public firework displays.
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“It is a fire service tradition to show that we can adapt to support our communities – and this has certainly come to the fore over recent weeks.”
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is highlighting the risk of fire that comes with emollient creams during Older People Month of Action
“The fact that our firefighters are called to thousands of deliberately set fires each year is completely unacceptable.”
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has partnered with leading men’s health charity Prostate Cancer UK to raise awareness of the disease and save men’s lives.
Devastating fires impacting areas of grass and woodland quadrupled across Scotland in a year, the latest figures reveal.
“We are appealing to people to take great care – it is crucial that people act safely and responsibly in rural environments and follow the countryside code.”
Between March and April 2018 SFRS crews dealt with a shocking 1,824 needless blazes