Barbecue safety tips

Enjoy a Barbeque this summer.
Enjoy a Barbeque this summer.
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residents planning to celebrate the warm weather with a barbecue are being reminded to take some basic safety steps.

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue say al fresco cooking carries a potential fire risk- but only if barbecues are used incorrectly.

To make sure your barbecue goes to plan residents are advised to take steps including placing the barbecue on a flat surface well away from grassland, keep a bucket of water or sand close by and never use petrol or paraffin on a barbecue only recognised lighters and starter fuels.