Rules for Bonfire Night and fireworks as England goes into lockdown

Rules for Bonfire Night and fireworks as England goes into lockdown

Bonfire Night fireworks will be canceled across the UK.

And thousands of households are expected to have their own in their yard.

Due to the four-week embargo in England, household mixes are prohibited. So you can’t have your friends or family with you if they don’t already live with you.

Anyone breaking this rule and opting for fireworks can face a fine of £ 200 or more. The mirror reports.

Gathering more than 30 people is illegal and could result in a £ 10,000 find.

However, you can still have your own fireworks at home with your household before 11pm Express reports.

However, some authorities even advise against keeping displays at home.

London Fire Brigade Says: “With the organized fireworks this year canceled due to Covid-19, the London Fire Brigade is asking Londoners to think twice about putting on a fireworks display or making a garden fire and think about another Way to celebrate. ” less risks.

“The brigade is preparing for a busier than usual night with the risk of injuring people at home or a fire spiraling out of control.”

Last year the LFB took part in more than 2000 incidents during Halloween and Bonfire Night – from October 29th to November 12th.

The Merseyside Fire Department is also advising not to hold bonfires on public land to minimize the spread of Covid-19 and to ensure that members of the community adhere to rules for the number of people allowed to socialize Liverpool Echo reports.

There will also be no organized Bonfire Night celebrations in Wales under the lockout rules set by the Welsh Government.

In Wales, a fire lock went into effect on Friday 23rd October and will run until Monday 9th November. At that point, these specific restrictions will end and new national rules will come into effect.

It could leave residents tempted to hold their own celebrations, so the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, North Wales Police and Welsh Ambulance Services Trust have teamed up to clarify the rules, the advice on safety give if it is feared that this could result in an overnight job for emergency services.

Justin Evans, director of prevention and protection for the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, said North Wales Live: “We are concerned that the cancellation of organized fireworks could lead to an increase in home displays and possible injuries, and we urge people to think twice about using fireworks at home.”

Jonathan Sweet, Area Operations Manager for Welsh Ambulance Service, said: “On a night of stress for all ambulance services in the area, we urge the public to protect themselves, their families, neighbors and friends by staying safe and not taking risks.

“We need to keep the ambulance as free as possible to handle the most acute and life-threatening calls, especially during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic.”

Community Security Minister Ash Denham also reminded Scots of the ban on gathering before Bonfire Night.

She said: “With Bonfire Night approaching, it is important that the public continue to follow the rules for meeting other households in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

“If anyone plans to use fireworks, I would urge them to do so responsibly, safely, and take care of their neighbors. I would also ask them to consider the various harmful effects that fireworks noise can have, too on our veterans, those with sensory problems, and on our pets and livestock.

“Adapting alternative celebrations and sticking to the rules that apply can go a long way towards making everyone safe.”

The Department of Housing, Towns and Local Government told Mirror Online that local authorities will have guidance regarding people setting off fireworks from their own property. However, the lockdown guidelines make the following clear:

You can’t meet people in a private garden unless you live with them or have a support bubble with them.



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