Environmental problems Smoke and fire

Commercial - burning of waste

Businesses should not burn any commercial waste, not even cardboard. They have a legal obligation to dispose of waste in a legal manner, which does not include burning.

If you witness a fire that's dangerous, call the Fire Service immediately on 999.

In addition, the Police can prosecute anyone who allows smoke to drift across a road causing a danger to road users.

We will investigate and take formal action immediately if necessary.

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