Bonfires and Fireworks

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to encourage residents to be safety conscious especially at this time of year around the use of bonfires.

Take a look at our safety tips below and remember if you are concerned that a bonfire is out of control, dial 999 and ask for the Fire Service.

Reporting unlit dangerous bonfires in Northamptonshire

If you do spot a build-up of rubbish, intended to be used as a bonfire, please report it to the local council immediately.

Visit the North Northamptonshire Council website where you can report nuisance bonfires. You can also make a complaint about a nuisance bonfire contacting Regulatory Services on 0300 330 7000 or by emailing If you ring out-of-hours the complaint will be dealt with on the next working day.

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