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Birmingham City Council

Bonfire Facts

  • It is against the law to cause nuisance to your neighbours with your smoky bonfires
  • There are no good times to light bonfires in Birmingham.
  • There are lots of better ways to get rid of refuse, household waste, furniture and other rubbish.
  • Smoky bonfires can cause asthma attacks and are harmful to health
  • Fire Fighters are called out ten times a day to fight needless rubbish fires
  • While firefighters are putting out rubbish fires they are not available for real emergencies.

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