Bonfire - Burwell - East Cambs

18 July 2011, 5.10pm

One crew from Burwell was called to a bonfire which was out of control in Heath Road, Burwell.

Firefighters arrived and discovered a bonfire which had spread to nearby trees.

They extinguished the fire using hose reels and returned to their fire station by 7.20pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

A fire service spokesperson said: "If you are going to have a bonfire, ensure it is well away from flammable items, such as trees, hedges and property.

"Stay with the bonfire at all times and have a bucket of water or a hosepipe handy in case it starts to spread."

Further safety advice on bonfires.