Celebrate Your Bonfire Night Safely With Us October 23rd, 2015 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service’s Training Centre is hosting its annual Bonfire and Firework display on Thursday 5th November. The gates at the Washington Hall Training and Development Centre, on Westway, Euxton, PR7 6DH, will open at 5:30pm with the bonfire being lit at approximately 7pm before the fireworks show starts at 7.30pm. The cost for the event is £4 per adult and £2 per child or £10 for a family of four per car. There will be limited parking available. For further information, please ring the training centre on 01257 266611. Bonfire night is traditionally the busiest day of the year for Lancashire’s firefighters and the Service is advising members of the public to attend an organised bonfire and firework display. To help keep you and your family safe during this period, follow our firework and bonfire safety advice. FIREWORK SAFETY DO buy fireworks that meet BS7114 and keep them in a closed box Read the instructions on the firework and do what they say Light fireworks at arm’s length using a taper and never a naked flame Stand well back Light sparklers one at a time and wear gloves to hold them. A sparkler burns at a temperature five times higher than the coals of a barbecue DON’T go back to a firework once it’s been lit Don’t put fireworks in pockets Don’t throw fireworks Don’t give sparklers to children under five BONFIRE SAFETY DO attend a properly organised bonfire and firework display wherever possible Set the fire well away from property, overhanging trees and anything that burns Douse the embers with water when the bonfire’s over and check the surrounding area for signs of small fires which may have been started DON’T burn rubbish such as aerosol cans, tins of paint or bottles – these are likely to explode and can cause severe injuries Don’t use petrol, paraffin or white spirit to light bonfires Fore more information on bonfire night health and safety visit: http://www.bonfire-night-safety.co.uk/ Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!