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Near 'devastating' rubbish fire prompts safety advice

Tue, 02 Feb 2016


Take rubbish to the civic amenity sites - don't burn it without notifying he Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service.

That's according to the chief fire officer - his concerns follow a near 'devastating' fire at the weekend, when high winds blew a small blaze toward two plastic oil tanks.

The homeowner left it unattended in Port-E-Vullen - it spread to a garage close to the containers before being extinguished by firefighters.

Kevin Groom says people can take preventative measures if they insist on burning their waste: 

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