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.


  • 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


  • 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


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